Showing posts from September, 2017

Rudy the Goat that Ate Christmas

Dougy and Lori bought a little goat All black and cute they set Lori's heart afloat From the first they were consumed with its charm What could this little goat possibly harm He will be no trouble just living in the barn What fun he would be on a Christmas Tree Farm Little did they know how much Rudy would grow They thought he would be small but soon he would show The thought of eating lit Rudy’s eyes aglow That little Rudy starting off so lean Soon he got to work eating his plate clean While Rudy was never mean, he did like eating greens Just before Christmas they woke with a fright Dougy saw Rudy eating Christmas trees at night What if Rudy did eat all to his delight No Christmas trees on the farm what a sight All his customers would leave and take flight Like A Christmas Tree farm hit with the blight Dougy got up and ran out of bed So upset he almost lost his head Little Rudy ate my trees what a dread Yet all the Christmas trees

Examine All Your Paths

Yesterday I rode mountain bikes with Nick, Scott and Clayton at Griffen Bike Park.  From past history I know the safest place on a twisty tight trail is right in the middle.  If you get too far on one side or the other trouble follows.  Having spent plenty of time picking myself up off the dirt I know the hard way.   For about a month now I've spent about 15 minutes each morning reading, thinking about, and praying the Proverb of the day, and today was no exception.  Proverbs 5:21 says "For your ways are in full view  of the  Lord  and he examines  all your paths."  Like mountain biking, it's safest to stay right in the middle of Gods path.  However, even there you will find problems.  Never the less, it is the only place to be. So even while trying to stay in the middle of the trail last night I hit a big root just wrong and tasted dirt yet again.  Of course Scott had his GoPro on and recorded me picking myself off the ground.   Sometimes you just have to pick