Monthly Archives: November 2011

Peace in the family…

So many thoughts are on my heart this morning. The past two nights have seemed very long. Night before last I was awake for quite some time thinking about people I know who are suffering. I prayed silent prayers for … Continue reading

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The difference…

I so often think of the many differences in the lives of human beings based on beliefs. I see so many people, young and old, miserable, floundering, seeking something for which they have no words to clarify. An insatiable restlessness … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving… thoughts for families before we gather

Psalm 116:17 “I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the Lord.” In truth it seems I always struggle emotionally at the holidays, both Thanksgiving and Christmas. I love the blessings and … Continue reading

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After another week at Shorter University…

Several scriptures are on my mind this morning after another week of teaching and being witness to discomfort and discord among some. Yesterday I kept thinking about 2 Corinthians 10:3-5, “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not … Continue reading

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Noah…

I was asked last night about a conversation I had with Noah a while back. In responding to the question, I realized later that I had combined two different stories into one. I read a blog that I had written … Continue reading

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So thankful for the good things in life…

I’m thankful for the sunrise and sunset, for the colors of Fall, the bleak stillness of Winter Snow once it settles itself over the earth, for new life and the softness of Spring, and for the lush beauty of Summer … Continue reading

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The Point of Departure…(more words emanating from my heart over what is being said about Shorter)

I continue to struggle over the impasse between professing Christians who are on opposing sides. Several scriptures came to mind yesterday and this morning as I’ve pondered. One is in Luke 18 where “a certain ruler asked [Jesus] saying Good … Continue reading

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The Shorter Controversy continues…

As I continue to read the criticisms and divisive statements against Shorter University’s recent request of faculty and staff to sign a statement of faith and lifestyle, I continue to turn to God’s Word. All the way back in 1 … Continue reading

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A few thoughts on the hardness of heart verses the tenderness of genuine love…

It is not new for people to be criticized for doing good. We find in scripture from where such criticism arises. Mark 3 tells us of a man who went to the synagogue with a withered hand on the sabbath … Continue reading

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