Still sleeping?

One man awake, Awakens another. The second awakens His next door brother. The three awake can rouse a town By turning the whole place Upside down The many awake Can cause such a fuss It finally awakens the rest of us. One man up, With dawn in his eyes Surely then Multiplies. ~ Lawrence Tribble…Read more Still sleeping?

A perfect reflection

Recently, I was greatly impacted by the reality of Jennifer Rothschild’s life. This is a gorgeous woman who, when she speaks, gives off no reason for you to think of her in any way differently. You got it; she’s a wife and a mother, but the lilt in her voice betrays an enduring youth within…Read more A perfect reflection

Thanksgiving focus

I had an interesting week. Earlier in it, I was listening to a live feed of someone I admire. He got to a point when he started speaking about what an idol would look like nowadays. Basically, when we think of the word “idol”, we picture some primitive people of the past (or the present…Read more Thanksgiving focus

Relearning civility

For the last few weeks, the pastor at our church (let's call him M, shall we?) has been talking about topics that “no one wants to touch from the pulpit”. In short, he decided to take each week to speak on hot-button issues – at least the ones plaguing our day. He went from immigration…Read more Relearning civility

Not good enough, eh?

To say I’ve been stretched lately is an understatement. For some reason, I’d imagined that as my kids got older, I’d have more time to myself. I’m now learning that my expectations of “older” need to be adjusted. Yes, that is a truth that will at some point happen. As I’ve heard, there will come…Read more Not good enough, eh?

Self-assured?

"So those who think they are standing need to watch out or else they may fall." 1 Corinthians 10:12 (CEB)

Insane fan-o-logy

Sooo, I feel like a few of my friends may or may not think I’m a little on the insane side since the World Cup began. Only a few friends. Ahem. Buuut, I have gotten a bit excited about the World Cup. For real. I’ve watched some really insane games, caught one or two boring…Read more Insane fan-o-logy