Count it All Joy; Hard Stuff

Finding the joy in trials can be hard can’t it? As I look around me, I see hurting people.  I, in fact, am one of those hurting.  But others have trials that are larger, that are greater, and yet we all struggle.  Dying marriages, single parenthood looming. ...

Life Lessons and What I Crave

Anyone that’s read me for any length of time knows that I don’t slink around tough issues.  I speak real, whether it’s about myself or about things I see around me.  Today is no different. A few weeks ago, my family and I went through what I imagine...

” …We Shall Never Surrender”

The title above: “…we shall never surrender” are the three final words from a  Winston Churchill quote penned for a speech given in 1940 during the Battle of France.  But sometimes in the course of human events, one must surrender.  One must give...

It’s Been Quite the Journey

We’ve been on quite the journey the last few weeks.  We have left the church we’d been a part of for more than 8 years.  Sadly, we didn’t go willingly, but when you stand up for what’s right and true and just sometimes you’re the one that...

“To Be White is to be Racist”

Forgive me for being a bit peeved, but I just read an article about a Norman Oklahoma teacher that made the statement that, “to be white is to be racist” WHAT???????????????  I hope it’s more than ONE student that is incensed! So going to the other...

A Bit of Fun in the Mail

Yesterday in our mailbox was a bright yellow envelope addressed to Tabitha from a person’s who’s name we didn’t recognize…hmmm…. Oh yes! We submitted a claim to Samaritans for some stomach issues she’s been having.  This envelope...

Let’s Consider Martin Luther King’s Dream

Have you read Martin Luther King’s speech lately? I’m fairly certain you know the most famous line, I have a dream…but have you read it? Whether your black or white?   I mean read it. Not just looked at the first line of the speech. The black man is no longer “badly...

Bridging the Gap

So how can we bridge the gap between brown and white.  I think it begins with thinking the best of all people, no matter what their skin color, socio economic background, white collar, blue collar, young or old. Oftentimes I think we jump to the race card before we...

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