Tag Archives: John W. Carter Sr.

The Blessing of Friendship – Valentine’s Day 2018

If you will serve our Maker with a full and faithful heart, He will put people in your life strategically, when you need them. Seemingly from nowhere will come mentors and friends that He means to guide and lead you, … Continue reading

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We can choose each other as “We the People,” regardless of who we chose for President.

A friend of mine recently shared these thoughts of Bob Nichols, who works in the Methodist Church, in Tennessee, on her Facebook timeline.  They struck me as poignant and needed. So I commented on them further. And now I share these … Continue reading

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Let’s burn the idea that says we can not get along, not the flag that says we can!

I do not generally make political posts, Republican or Democratic. And I rarely refer to or cite other posts in my articles. Yet this one is an exception. A man’s impassioned pleas to the rest of us, to consider what … Continue reading

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2017 – The year of The Shepherd

As I approach 2017, I suppose one of my biggest thoughts is a little unusual. That thought is that: I hope to draw closer to my Shepherd this year. I will never forget the night 20+ years ago that my … Continue reading

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Tribute to my father John W. Carter Sr.

 I wrote this article about my father this past year in July. I wrote it to my facebook friends as a tribute to my father JOHN W. Carter Senior. I recently realized that I had not put this article here … Continue reading

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G.U.T.S. #39 – God Understands The Situation

Dear Guts Is The Key Reader. Those of you who have followed my BEAM (blog) for some time, probably thought I have forgotten the GUTS acrostic series.  Not a chance. I am up to 83 and there are plenty more to share … Continue reading

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A tough man who was good, And A good man who was tough!

Courage runs deep with me. It started with a wise father who lived that lesson himself. John W. Carter Sr. had GUTS. Real guts and he taught me.  So this is a personal story about where GUTS comes from. You … Continue reading

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