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How I got started on this adventure

Several years ago I had a job as a Technical Writer.  I was doing a lot of work with screen prints that proved to be cumbersome when inserting images into my documents.  I began a search for software that would make this portion of my job a little easier.  I had a program called Snagit loaded on my PC.  To increase my familiarity with this program, I began sending screen captures with the daily Dilbert comic to a couple of my friends with a short Proverb or quote by email.  

Over time the list of friends grew to approximately 100.  The company I work for caught on to the large number of “Dilbert” emails coming into the corporate network and began to block it.

To get around this, I started Blogging.  My first Blog site was with a company that offered free services.  That company soon sold out and the new owner did not like free blogging.  My next step was a move to WordPress and I started the Morning Story and Dilbert Blog.

I was recently asked the following question; “Where do you get such a great supply of stories?”,  and responded with; “I search the internet for stories that touch my heart.  When they really tug at my emotions, I rate it as “Dilbert Material”.  And if you notice the characteristics of the stories reflect strong Christian values.  I believe the good Lord sends me the right stories to be published in His timing!!!!  And one more thing or confession, most of these stories make me either laugh, cry, or experience feelings that are just to hard to explain.  It’s all about what I said earlier “Dilbert Material”.

Thanks for stopping by and checking the site out!!!

…and remember if you can’t sleep, don’t count sheep, talk to the Shepherd!

God Bless,

Kenny T

722 comments
  1. I have loved Dilbert since I was about 9, when my parents got it on some odd free magazine in Costa Rica. It changed my life in certain ways, definitely helped me develop a different sense of humor. I’m glad I found your blog, I can’t promise to read every single story, but I will definitely check out the comic strips ♥

  2. Lisa V said:

    Thanks for visiting my blog, and for the like. :)

  3. What a great idea! Dilbert and a wonderful story you have found. Thank you for liking my post about the loss of my cat, because of that I have found your blog! Mutual benefit. I look forward to more. kg

    • Hey Michelle, It is truly an honor to be nominated for this award!!!! Thank you so much!!! Take Care and God Bless :-) Kenny T

  4. I’ve been in and out of your blog over the past few years and enjoy it, always. I’m saturated in the Alzheimer’s world, but the break reading your blog is refreshing. Thank-you for caring enough to share, I do talk to the Shepherd when I can’t sleep at night!

  5. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. Feels happy and great. Loved your blog, i am a follower now.
    I hope you will visit back my blog soon and find posts for a good read.

    xxx
    Aanchal

  6. This is a comment I am giving to ALL the past WP Blogs I used to follow and the links I used to post because of your site. I am the Pastor of Oasis Bible Ministry and I have been away from WordPress for about a year to 14 months. Due to health and computer problems both, I had to quit for a while, but the Lord has been speaking to my heart to get back and do what HE asked me to do. So, I am in the process of doing a new blog, “For the Love of God” under the outreach of Oasis Bible Ministry.

    I am sorry for not being able to let anyone know until now, but I do apologize as so many of you had visited and of course, through that, the Holy Spirit led me to your sites. One of the reasons, I am writing a letter as a form for all, is because I am going through the links I have from before and with your permission, posting them on my blog on a links page. Some of you may already be in the “Blogs I Follow” section, but since it only holds 50 and I like so many more, I thought it is only fitting to make a separate page for the rest of the blogs I like.

    I believe in Body Ministry and gifts that the Holy Spirit equips everybody who calls Christ Jesus Lord, and therefore, it is only fitting to let others see what the Holy Spirit is doing in other areas of His Church. Please believe me; this is NOT an attempt to draw anyone back. That is between the person and the Lord. He called me to do what I do as He called each of you. I just have to do what He says, it is up to Him to draw people to His Word as He gifts me.

    Again, sorry for the inconvenience of those who followed me and then ended up with a “blank gravatar” for I do sincerely apologize. But, I do sincerely pray God’s richest blessings on each of you AND if per chance, you do NOT want me to post your link, I will remove it per your wishes. Again, thanks AND again, God bless you!
    ——————————————————————————————————————
    P.S. I’ve missed a lot of Dilbert! Unfortunately NOT a lot of coffee! Looking forward to catching up! I’m placing your link on a Links Page so if you would rather I didn’t, please let me know! God bless! — Roland

    • Good Morning Roland, It will be an honor to be on your “Links Page”.

      I am glad to hear your good health report!!!!! and that the coffee did not go lacking…. :-)

      Take Care my Friend and may God truly Bless you in all things :-) Kenny T

  7. Anonymous said:

    Hi Kenny! Just wanted to step out of blog retirement for a minute to say many, many thanks for all the reblogs! I never would’ve been able to reach out to so many people. I prayed, and God used you and your blog to extend the reach of the testimonies I shared on my site. I was greatly encouraged by everyone who came by and commented. God bless you!

    • Hi Kenny! Just wanted to step out of blog retirement for a minute to say many, many thanks for all the reblogs! I never would’ve been able to reach out to so many people. I prayed, and God used you and your blog to extend the reach of the testimonies I shared on my site. I was greatly encouraged by everyone who came by and commented. God bless you!
      (Sorry for the repeat comment. I’m out of practice with commenting, and I thought WordPress already deleted me from their system. :-))

  8. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I’m glad you liked my (Dilbert) post. :-)

  9. ruthann1 said:

    Dear Kenny,
    Thank you so much for “liking” inspiring cuisine.com’s blog on The Inspiring Onion. I think we have the same heart: to find meaning in life through Christ. Isn’t it wonderful that God’s so creative: food, music and cartoons? I love it.

    RuthAnn Ridley

  10. Hi Kenny,
    I was so honored to be included on MSD last month (the “we invented Christmas” post) and I enjoy reading your a daily posts. I like too that they get delivered a little earlier now (not at midnight PST anymore!) anyway, I was wondering whether this story might fit with your MSD audience. It came to mind again this week and I thought I would share it with you: http://bronlea.com/2013/08/02/paying-my-dues/
    Thank you for doing what you do :-) grace and peace, Bronwyn

    • Thanks for the reference to a wonderful story!!!! I will re-blog this on a Saturday….. soon…

      Take Care and God Bless :-) Kenny T

  11. I’ve been reading your blog for a while, and I think it is wonderful. Therefore, I am nominating you for the Versatile Blogger Award.
    My post nominating you will go live on my blog on February 26 at http://mthupp.wordpress.com. I hope you will pass along additional nominations of great blogs, but even if you decide not to, I wanted you to know how much I appreciate what you write.
    Thank you.
    Theresa Hupp

  12. 6,400 followers! That’s impressive. Anyway, popped in here to offer my thanks for your recent decision to follow Learning from Dogs. Take care.

    • Hey Becky, This is one of the best awards Morning Story and Dilbert has received!!!! Thank you very much!!!! Again, I humbly accept your nomination!!

      Take Care and God Bless :-) Kenny T

      • Becky said:

        Oh, you are very welcome! I love reading your blog!
        Blessings to you too! :)

    • Hey Chris, It is an honor to be nominated for this award!!!! Thank you so much!!!

      Take Care and God Bless :-) Kenny T

      Merry Christmas!!!

      • Chris Jordan said:

        You’re welcome… I enjoy my daily morning stories and Dilbert strips… Merry Christmas to you, too!

  13. Thank you for noticing and liking my photo of Shining Fir on my Blog UniqueCaptured. Blessings for you this time of year.

  14. Hi Kenny, thanks for visiting my blog :)

  15. Golly, you just made me want to cry reading your “About”. thanks for being inspired by God and doing something about it. Who knows what your daily post means to someone else. Continue to grow with God’s blessing, grow my dear in what you are doing for the Kingdom.

    • Nelson Mandela: We Mourn the death of A Leader Today
      ..sent from my jail cell using a corrupt prison warden

  16. Hello. Kind of you to stop by Papa’s Frog and liking the post on Miscarriage, thank you. Taking a look at the material you post I found inspiration and will surely check back. I enjoyed the quote you ended with on your About page – …and remember if you can’t sleep, don’t count sheep, talk to the Shepherd! I would like to add that to my collection if you have no objections and always like to give credit where credit is due; is this a quote by you or someone else? A beautiful day to you!

    • This is not my original…. I worked with a guy in the Kansas City area several years back and I heard him use the phase once and it just stuck like glue!!! LOL So, you can use it anytime and anyplace!!!

      You can use anything from the MS&D blog….

      Take Care and God Bless :-) Kenny T

      Merry Christmas!!!

  17. Thanks for checking out my blog this morning! I enjoyed perusing yours with a cup of morning coffee:)

  18. Hi, thanks for taking the time to stop by our blog. We greatly appreciate it.

  19. Thanks for stopping by my blog today. I’m intrigued with the tone of yours – good stuff! Best wishes. Carol

  20. Thank you Kenny for stopping by my blog this morning. Looking at your site, I enjoy your blog and the stories. You are right – they are best with a good cup of coffee early in the morning. Keep up the great work. I look forward to many more ‘Morning Stories and Dilbert’!

  21. brbearsfo said:

    Good Morning Kenny.. ! Thank you so much for coming over to visit my blog and read a bit. I read your main page, although I am a bit short on time at this moment. I will come back for more a bit later. You have a great page here that inspires.. Thank you for sharing with me, and others..

    God Bless :)

    Mark
    Reflections of a Secular Franciscan

    http://brotherbearsfo.wordpress.com

  22. ohiocook said:

    Thank you for dropping by my blog.

  23. thespiritualrebel said:

    I am so glad you stopped by my blog, I love your blog, I love that there are people like you who try to inspire, comfort and soothe people, people like you who renew faith not only in Christian values but also in the human race. Thank you for your work.
    Be Blessed
    Lorraine x

    • Hey Lorraine x, Thanks for taking the time to leave your wonderful comment!!!!

      Take Care and God Bless :-) Kenny T

  24. Thanks for stopping by my Blog (notthefakeptp.com). Keep talking to the Shepherd my friend & Enjoy your morning coffee!

  25. Your blog is really cool and inspirational. Congrats! And by the way, thanks for liking my post ‘8 things i learned from Angel’.

  26. Thanks for liking my post – love your blog.

  27. Thanks for visiting my blog Kenny. I enjoyed reading yours with a cuppa!

  28. hiya kenny…thank you for the like on my Izabel Goulart blog….:)

  29. Thank you for stopping by my blog today and liking my posts about pumpkin puree and pumpkin seeds.
    Take Care and thanks again,
    Christine

  30. Thank you so much for visiting my blog and for liking my latest post “Deep into the darkness”. Your blog is great and it touches the heart of anybody who’s reading it, me included.
    Alicia

  31. hi there
    Thank you so much for following my blog. it is a great honor for me. you have such a great blog. thank you so much. Blessings.
    Karina

  32. Hi there.
    I`d like to invite you to submit your amazing blog and the story behind the creation to MillionSitesList.com
    Hope to hear from you soon :)

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