14 responses to Accolades

  1. 

    Thank you for your post!! I have always liked the titles of wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend. “It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.” Niccolo Machiavelli

  2. 

    Thank you for this. I am SOOO going to use that biographical note. Love it.

  3. 

    I read all your posts. Thank you Friend.

  4. 

    Hi Rob! Been a long time! Thanks for the wonderful blog this morning. Found you thanks to The Military Chaplain email newsletter… Pictures of Oxford took me back to my Croughton assignment and my favorite spot in England next to Bury St Edmunds :-)

    Your reflection on titles is so very close to home for me. Haven’t looked back once since choosing to retire as a Ch, Lt Col! Pastor, friend, Dad are my favorite titles along with sweetheart to my beautiful and faith-filled fiancée whom God brought to me and worked through to bring me out of a period of personal darkness.

    Be well and be blessed my friend as you continue to serve :-)

    Mike Moore

  5. 

    Well done.
    Along with that best and happiest title of all, “friend”, many of us wish to award you with the Superguy Cloak that goes with it.
    (It goes with everything, but is unobtrusive – visible to all who really look)

  6. 

    Fun! I enjoyed the focus on “friend” and the Lewis quote, and your stellar biographical footnote!

  7. 

    I couldn’t agree more with you and CSL about friendship. It’s the point. God had friends before us (the most famous and longest continuously running small group ever – very small – only Three) and wanted to invite us in (that sounds way too much like I’m saying we get to be part of the Trinity, and I’m definitely not proposing that! But I assume you know what I mean.) And I think that’s the mission we’re on, the one called the “Friendship Quest,” where we’re making friends with God – that is, becoming better friends with God and going out with him to make other friends (for him and for us).

    • 

      I understand, and agree with you. Friendship that’s even deeper, right . . . since we are actually inviting the guests at the Marriage Banquet to become part of the family itself!

Offer a Comment or Insight

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s