Category Archive: LIVING

The Gospel of the Vaccine

It all seems eerily familiar:  the application of guilt the laying out of the predicament and consequences of your guilt the good news of a price paid for you the promise of redemption… Continue reading

It’s oh so natural

Evil has a long and sobering history. There is nothing new under the sun….not torture and murder, not rape and enslavement, not subjugation, treachery, serial lying, and all manners and expressions of vile… Continue reading

Stay at home, mom

I’m seeing glimmers of hope for the future in all the turmoil and conflict of the present. And shining brightest for me right now is the hope of motherhood and fatherhood being restored… Continue reading

No God, no hope

Recently a cousin of a friend of mine put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger. He was a young man. For him, life was so painful and hopeless that death… Continue reading

The “People’s Republic” of America?

The parallels are startling and scary. And if enough of us don’t see them, we’re in big trouble. America is currently and clearly mirroring conditions that ushered in the communist, totalitarian regimes of… Continue reading

A plea for truth and mutual respect

I don’t have any black friends. I’ve known a few blacks as fellow students, coworkers, neighbors…even one who was almost a sister-in-law. But none that I have gotten to know well enough to… Continue reading

Don’t you know me, Caroline?

I’ve been troubled lately. Troubled by all the unrest, untruths, and ungodliness in the world. Worried about good friends suffering health issues that have not been relieved. Anxious about minor instability in my… Continue reading

Beauty full

Was there ever a time when all of humanity was more eager to put a year behind us and welcome a new beginning? This day definitely calls for fireworks and celebratory, socially-distant merrymaking… Continue reading

Praying for discernment

I need to make a clarification. When I posted last week on God’s control of COVID, I said I would attend maskless gatherings and assume the risk of catching the virus knowing that… Continue reading

Does God have control of COVID?

When struggling to feel confident about something I profess to believe is true, I’ve found it helpful to think through the alternative. What would follow from it being untrue? For instance, I believe… Continue reading

A non-Thanksgiving Thanksgiving post

~ where I affirm your significance, and mine In researching a topic for today’s post, I read a bunch of other blogs on various topics. Boy, a whole lot of people have a… Continue reading

Hypocrisy, humbling, and healing

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. embarrassed herself recently by publicly misattributing and misappropriating a verse from the Bible. You can read about that here. As a Muslim, she doesn’t hold the New Testament to… Continue reading

Hope for these troubled times

Who can use a little pick-me-up? Anyone out there feeling depressed and hopeless? I have just the thing to get you through these troubled and trying times. It’s not a funny meme or… Continue reading

America needs a spanking

Every good parent knows that if you fail to set and enforce boundaries with a child, that child will end up destroying businesses and tearing down statues. Or otherwise giving his rebellious nature… Continue reading

Calculating incalculable losses

What’s wrong with this picture? Aside from a numbered loss being labeled “incalculable.” As simply a commentary on the personal toll the coronavirus pandemic has taken on many, this front page of the… Continue reading