From a message presented at Curwensville Alliance Church on 12/31/2017
I tend to be a bit of a nostalgist. By that, I mean, I love to think about the past. There are a lot of sweet memories in my past.
And there are memories that are not so sweet. Bitter ones.
How do you leave those memories behind — the bitter ones, while retaining the sweet ones? That’s what this podcast addresses.
Thanks for listening, and as always, you’re welcome at Curwensville Alliance. There are plenty more podcasts there.
When Laurel and I encountered the empty nest, we resolved to still eat meals at our table and to do things together. One of those things became the crossword puzzle in the newspaper. I know — that sounds pretty boring, right? Stay with me here. As an incentive to complete the crossword, we rewarded ourselves with the Jumble. As an incentive to complete the Jumble, we rewarded ourselves with reading the funnies.
It was then we noticed something. The funnies in the newspaper just weren’t funny.
I had all but given up on laughing at comics, until a few months ago, when Drew Stodart started writing them.
They are great — relatable and comical.
You can read a few here:
Today, I received my own copy of his first book. It’s great stuff, and would make a great gift for a friend.
I got mine on Amazon!