It’s Not You, It’s Me. . .

As usual, this week's blog was inspired by something I heard that my mind kept going back to. It happens that it was something said by one of my favorite bloggers. Tim Challies posted a two-part vlog entitled, What’s Wrong With Christian Dating. Being a fan of his, I was anxious to hear what he had... Continue Reading →

Concessions Of A Government Major

I’ve always been political. When I was thirteen, I was introduced to Rush Limbaugh’s radio show. I was instantly hooked; after all, he agreed with me! I was an opinionated whippersnapper. I couldn’t tell you when or how, but somewhere along the line I became passionate about politics. Listening to Rush’s show as a teenager didn’t... Continue Reading →

Death & Taxes

Last weekend, I filed my taxes. A strange fact about me: I love completing my taxes. This is probably a combination of the fact that they are simple and that I always end up getting some money back. But there is joy for me in completing my taxes that comes from a different source. Each year,... Continue Reading →

Self Pity Party Of One

I haven’t been feeling well for most of this week; I even thought about taking a “sick day” from blog writing. But really, my pity-party began when I was still feeling well. I had a nice long weekend, last week, and enjoyed spending a few days with my parents. I should have returned from this... Continue Reading →

New Year, Same Race

I learned everything I needed to know about New Year’s resolutions by being in Weight Watchers. I participated in Weight Watchers for several years, but I never liked going to meetings in January. The meetings were always crowded with new people signing up. It wouldn’t have been bothersome if those people were really committed to... Continue Reading →

The Paradox Of Prayer

Jesus said, “Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” (Mark 11:24) He also told us that “if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and... Continue Reading →

No Crusty Hearts This Christmas

What is it about us humans that makes us hold tightly to things that make us unhappy? We nurse our anger and grudges with motherly affection. To forgive others feels like stepping off of the high ground that will ensure our victory. Yet, in not forgiving, though we sense a pleasure in our prideful spirit,... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑