Monthly Archives: October 2011

My thoughts after reading today’s RNT editorial on Shorter University

I continue to be troubled over the hateful rhetoric being hurled about. I just read an unsigned editorial in the Rome News Tribune and was reminded of a message written to me, also unsigned, with the same tone. My heart … Continue reading

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More on the Shorter Controversy…

Following this debate and finding more and more verbal assault against Shorter University’s governing body, my mind and heart continue to be stirred. Much of my reaction results from the unease I’ve felt for a very long time concerning Biblical … Continue reading

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Controversy at Shorter…

I’m listening to my students and reading some of the discussions about the requirements for faculty at Shorter. The concerns, intense emotions, and debates have stirred my heart and mind as I’ve considered the source of the discord among us. … Continue reading

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The rich goodness of His Word…

This morning I opened my Bible to 1 Thessalonians and while reading came across 2:7-8 which states, “…we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherishes her children. We loved you so much that we were delighted to share … Continue reading

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English peas…

Another October has rolled around and with the chilling of the temperatures and the coloring of the leaves, my mind is forever drawn back to the Fall of ’87 when I, with rounded belly and amusement beyond description, awaited the … Continue reading

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It’s all in how you look at it…

My mind seems to always be yearning and churning. I was thinking about so many things this morning as I was driving Noah into town for school. The beautiful sunrise is a reminder of the grace that is sufficient for … Continue reading

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Relationship, a two-party commitment…

When one reaches out to offer herself to another, an accepting response is necessary for relationship to take place. I so often think about this not only between two people, but also between a person and the Lord. His beckoning … Continue reading

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The daily choice…

This heart and mind of mine will ponder… So many things I want to understand, to understand based on what is meaningful and true. Yet what I see often reveals a truth that is hard to bear. I can’t believe … Continue reading

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Seeing our suffering a different way…

After listening to a sermon on 2 Corinthians 2:7-8 last night, I came away with a deep sense of need…a need for allowing what I heard to work its way deeply inside of my heart and mind and to change … Continue reading

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At the car wash…(October 5)

Today I was up early, before the sunrise, and set out to begin a very busy day. Much to do, as always, and intent on marking some things off my list. I readied Noah for school for his first day … Continue reading

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