Quote challenge two

Hi all! Thanks again to Apothemary for the nomination. For today’s quote I chose: I forget to read poetry. I sometimes write it, but don’t publish it. Why? Well it’s me at my most vulnerable.  How about you? What do you think of poetry or this quote? My nominations are: North of Andover Joshi Daniel […]

Heart Praise

Praise! We all seem to seek it. We seem to have a hard time giving it. It feels good when we get it. It feels bad when we don’t but feel as if we deserved it. What’s the big deal? Miriam Webster’s simple definition is: : to say or write good things about (someone or […]

Profound Simplicity

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. asked it. What are you doing for others? It’s really a simple question but one of profound importance. It is the question on which we evaluate our lives. The second command Christ gave, “Love your neighbor as yourself.” is the benchmark. But how does one go about loving their neighbor? […]

When an Apology

When we were raising our kids we taught them there is a time for a simple apology and a time to ask forgiveness. How do you know which is appropriate? An apology is for those occasions where something happened completely accidentally. I moved back in the checkout line and bump you I come around a […]

Dramatic drama

Thousands of viewers tune in to see who will get voted off a show, who won’t be offered a rose, if married couples will stay true to their vows when faced with temptation. Reality TV pushes the dramatic envelope and preys on our human nature to want to feel superior to another. The news blares […]

What do you admire?

Those things I admire are things I spend time looking upon or reading about. The people I admire are the ones I seek interaction with or those I might even downright stalk because they gave something I want. Everything that has happened over this past year caused the things and people I admire to coalesce […]

Crisis Mode

Thinking about this word this morning, I realize we live in a perpetual state of crisis. Mike and I were talking about this and how we have been systematically desensitized to the pain of other people and of other nations. Just think for a moment, we are inundated with horrific scenes. Orlando: 49 dead and […]