Reflections At Middle Age

Neal Pollard The first few decades we rush ahead Wanting time to fly, but it creeps instead Impatient to be older, sure that it's our way To freedom and happiness, where we'll leisurely play. Sure enough time goes rapidly by Flashing so speedily, we watch it fly Moments of grandeur, days that are grueling Ordinary stretches our … Continue reading Reflections At Middle Age

Christ-less In Crisis

Neal Pollard It is hard to describe the beauty of faith evidenced in Room 913 yesterday as all the elders and their wives, Wes and Teri Autrey, and Tiffanie and Bethany Vaught stood with Myrna and the rest of the Murphy family at University Hospital yesterday.  We sang songs and Dave Chamberlin prayed a touching, … Continue reading Christ-less In Crisis

Death Is No Respecter

Neal Pollard On the young man's Facebook page, he made hopeful comments.  He had just graduated High School when he wrote, "Can't wait to see what's in store for my future." Randomly, several weeks later, he gushed, "Some day, I'm going to travel the world."  The Colorado Mesa University student from Lakewood, Colorado, was 19 … Continue reading Death Is No Respecter

Take Not The Day For Granted (POEM)

Neal Pollard Take not the day for granted, Who knows what the morrow brings, What present joy be recanted, What shut the mouth that now sings. Too often we long for tomorrow, Assuring ourselves it will be perfect, Dissatisfied with present perceived sorrow Viewing only today's every defect. But right now, this moment, is precious … Continue reading Take Not The Day For Granted (POEM)