Thursday, July 30, 2009

Abilene Stadium Eisenhower Park Abilene Kansas

I love history and Dwight Eisenhower is one of my favorite presidents. Lucky for me I live in Kansas his home state. Last June Kansas CAP held a SAREX in Abilene, Eisenhower's hometown, and I took some time to walk around the park where we were based. Standing in front of the Abilene Stadium I learned that this is where president Eisenhower declared his candidacy for the presidency in 1952 on June 6, the D-day anniversary. Suddenly I felt in awe knowing I was standing where Eisenhower stood and made history.

There is history all around us. I would challenge you to look for the history near you and learn about it and let it surround you. In fact let's never forget the we ourselves make history everyday. Everything we do affects someone in someway and makes history. The children around us may one day be a president, governor, or general. They may even be the next great evangelist and prophet that God will use to change our world.

Most importantly what will history say about you? Will it record you as a faithful servant of the living God and His Christ? What have you done to influence the future for Christ.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Randolph & Ethel Colby wedding 1952

Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee. Ex 20:12

Parents are a great heritage. If yours are still living thank them personally for all their care, concern and love in bringing you up then thank God that you still are blessed with their presence. If perhaps your parents were not worthy and your childhood was not pleasant, still thank God for them because without them you would not have life, at least they gave you the gift of life. Mom and Dad may you both rest in peace.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

The Cross

The Cross 1
Originally uploaded by Kansas Image Maker.
The cross at the end of the prayer walk at the Colomban fathers retreat center in Omaha. Very nice reminder of what Christ did for us.


Just a quick note to remember that today is the first day of the rest of our lives. Whatever we do for Christ will be the only thing to last. What have you done today to improve your relationship with Christ your creator. may God bless each and everyone.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

German Tornado hooked up

What a view above White Sands NM. Highlight of a wonderful ride. Amazing what a difference 60 years make. During WW2 this German fighter would have been shot down, today as an allay we refuel him.

Jody 1982

Jody 1982
Originally uploaded by Kansas Image Maker.
My wife Jody in 1982.

Our Group

our group
Originally uploaded by Kansas Image Maker.
The great group of CAP'ers and Air Force crew that made the tanker ride possible. Many Thanks to the 22nd ARW.


This is a test post from flickr, a fancy photo sharing thing.

Boy am I bad at updating

The title says it all. I am so bad at updating. Well here is an update. I'm still at Dillon's, still a CAP chaplain, still married, just passed the 30 year mark, and still alive. Hey check out my flickr sight or facebook page. Lots of info of my recent life. Let's try this again and see if I can update at least once a week.