This past week I heard news of a sudden loss in a family with whom I am familiar. A young child, a little more than kindergarten age had become ill and died about four days after her first complaint of the illness. As I discussed the incident with a coworker, she remarked with tears welling […]
Have you ever said, “life’s not fair?” Well, I have. I can not count the times students within earshot have uttered, “That’s not fair!” Usually proclaimed after someone has suffered what they think is an injustice at the hand of someone else. In response to those students I have often replied, “Life’s not fair.” Understanding […]
Our spiritual attributes, much like our physical characteristics are highly visible and apparent to an observer. The content of a heart can be seen in the way a person behaves; their habits, and responses. Actions speak louder than words! Work Ethic and Performance What does your work look like? What are your works? Actions speak […]
Your happy place is goverened by travel fees and restrictions. You can be there in a moment, The price has already been paid, but your journey requires effort on your part. Frequent your happy place!
Freedom is a universally sought-after commodity. Freedom to live and do as one pleases is high on the list of must haves. From the time we arrive on the scene as babes we look to our caregivers to have our needs met. We embrace them for what they provide and then seek to do what […]
As we come to the end of the time period known as 2015 we will notice reviews of the year. On a personal level we will replay many of the scenes that occurred during this season of our lives. Do you have clean hands? We will revisit victories and challenges that we have yet to […]
One way I express love to myself is through music. When that music helps me to give praise to God it is another way I connect with Him. My Christmas soul food does not add to my waistline nor does it create any dirty dishes. Music nurtures my soul. It soothes. It expresses emotions. It […]
When you think of Christmas time, what comes to mind? A song tells us ‘tis the season to be jolly. While some celebrate Christmas, others do not. Various customs and rituals are rehearsed at this time of year. As the debates about using the terms Christmas or Holiday gains new momentum, some are offended at […]
Put up your dukes, the battle is on so you may as well be prepared. The battle with our adversary goes on and on. Either we prepare to win by being ready or we prepare to lose due to lack of planning.
Although I have had a relationship with God for decades, over the past eleven or so months I have experienced God’s love in new ways. His mercy, His glory; more than I could ask or think. I give thanks. As the memories of the emotional and physical places I have traveled during this season in […]