A Matter Of Honor

Honor. That word became part of my regular vocabulary when I entered a military academy, at age seventeen. All these years later, I’ve spent the week contemplating what it actually means. A recent edition of Imprimis shared a speech by Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas. He spoke of his service with the Army at Arlington... Continue Reading →

It’s Time to Paint Myself Green!

Recently, I learned that an old friend had married. My initial response was to be quite happy and excited for her. It appears that she found a man who has a heart for God, and who also sees how great she is.  It didn’t take long, though, before my initial joy turned to an unsettled... Continue Reading →

Metaphoric Masonry

I have often wondered if I have “Buzz Off” tattooed on my forehead in special ink that other people can see, but I can’t. It might explain some of my difficulties making friends. Last week, in the midst of a difficult and tear-filled day, a couple of people told me that they were ‘here’ for... Continue Reading →

That’s Just My Depression Talking

Sometimes I feel like I have a split personality. One moment, I am on my knees pleading with God to mold me into the woman He wants me to be. Then, before I know it, I am biting my tongue as impatience and frustration overwhelm me. I started off the week reflecting on this battle... Continue Reading →

Sowing, Reaping, and Storing

I think it may be time for me to stop listening to Dave Ramsey during my drive home from work. It has been good encouragement for me to be more focused and purposeful about my finances. But even as God blesses my efforts to save money and become more financially stable, I find myself worrying.... Continue Reading →

Do You Really Know Him?

We live in an era of reality TV and social media. Our culture is obsessed with celebrity, even though some seem to be famous just for being famous. Anyone who has a favorite celebrity can follow that person online to get the latest posts, tweets, and scoops on the person’s life, whether he or she... Continue Reading →

UNCHANGEABLE

The heat of the sun this week declared the arrival of Spring. The seasons remind us that change is a constant part of life. Yet we seem innately wary of change. Occasionally we like it, but often we fight it.  The world around us changes, our minds and bodies change, and it is outside of... Continue Reading →

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