Thankful Dependence On God For Daily Bread

by Kevin Burton    God knows I am thankful. He also knows I’m not thankful enough.    My mind is on thanksgiving these days, being truly grateful to God for the things He has given me.  Stopping, or at least slowing down, long enough to acknowledge that “every good gift and every perfect gift is …

Lennon’s Thanksgiving Concert Appearance

by Kevin Burton    On Thanksgiving night 1974, two of England’s best musical exports, John Lennon and Elton John appeared together in concert.    The appearance was Lennon paying off a bet of sorts.     His song “Whatever Gets You Thru The Night,” had just reached the top of the US Hot 100, something Lennon was …

Turkeys In Flight? Science And Thanksgiving

by Kevin Burton    If you’re like me, most of what you know about turkeys comes from a cookbook and WKRP In Cincinnati.  Good thing Nicole Cosgrove is here to help us out.    Cosgrove is the lead Pet Editor for http://www.petkeen.com.  Once our laughter at the classic Les Nessman turkey drop broadcast has subsided, …

Serving Up Turkey Tales This Thanksgiving

by Kevin Burton    Today we’re talking turkey as you prepare for your festive Thanksgiving celebration.  Call this food for thought before the actual food.    Though ham may appear on just as many tables as turkey on Thursday, you’ll likely never hear Thanksgiving called Ham Day.    So feast your eyes now, on ten …

Genius GM Kev Makes The Wrong Call

by Kevin Burton    Spent Sunday afternoon catching up with a friend.    I tuned in to see the Detroit Lions Pittsburgh Steelers pre-season game. Detroit’s right tackle is Penei Sewell a second-year man from Oregon who I demanded my Bengals draft fifth overall in the 2021 NFL Draft.    When they didn’t draft him …

My ABCs: A Is For Appreciate

by Kevin Burton    When I determined to write about appreciation I turned to the dictionary for help, but you wouldn’t have to.    Appreciation is like that key spice in your favorite stew. If it’s there it fills everything it touches with a flavor that keeps you coming back for more. If it is …

Prayer Is Essential For The Christian

by Kevin Burton    It’s lunch time again at our school for the spiritually blind, time to refuel.    We’re in our second set of classes, heading toward graduation. This series comes from the fact that to be spiritually blind is far worse than being physically blind.    In our first semester we refueled at …

How About A Little Thanksliving?

by Kevin Burton    This may be hard to believe, but once in a great while I can be a little grumpy.    I know, I know, but it’s true. You can take my word for it, or ask my wife.    But I always see the bright side, 100 percent of the time. In …

Dreaming Of Walls For The Man Cave

by Kevin Burton    I may live to regret this, but I’m going to lump myself in with Les Nessman.    The issue is walls.    Les Nessman was the clueless radio news reporter played by actor Richard Sanders on the sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. That was a solid late 70s early 80s sitcom with …

Thanksgiving Starts With Three Words

by Kevin Burton    “Access, communication, mercy.”    Those are three words written in blue ink across the top of a page I look at while doing devotionals most mornings.    Access, communication, mercy.    The page has other words written in black ink.  They were written at a different time and from a different …