“I Ain’t Lazy!”

There are many ways to insult someone. You could attack them personally by making light of their socio-economic status. One may insult others’ political affiliation.  If someone really wants to get under the skin of another, they will offer them a backhanded compliment that will act as a slow burn throughout the mind of theContinue reading ““I Ain’t Lazy!””

Comfort. Where’s The Source?

An Odd Ball When I was young, I found much comfort in a good book. I was an odd ball. My comfort was in sitting down and reading a good, non-fiction, historical analysis of some time periods misfortunes. The World Wars, the Spanish Influenza, Presidential assassination attempts, were all things I enjoyed reading to escapeContinue reading “Comfort. Where’s The Source?”

God Is Our Refuge?

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah” (Psalm 46:1-3). Psalm 46.Continue reading “God Is Our Refuge?”

Christmas in July!

Peace and joy. Add in “love” and the three words can be found displayed on practically every Christmas card. Christian or secular that is. Alongside these words, you may see the word “believe”. As if believing in a holiday can bring these great attributes into an American’s troubled life for a short season. For aContinue reading “Christmas in July!”

Healthy Prayer Life

Within Christian circles, the phrase “prayer life” is often used to describe the condition of our meeting times with God.  Whenever the term is used, it is often referring to questions such as: “How many times do you pray a day?” or “Are your prayers fulfilling?” Although, in some cases such questions have an applicableContinue reading “Healthy Prayer Life”

Endure (With Some Help)

At the 1992 Olympics, in the 400 meter semi-finals, renowned British sprinter Derek Redmond lined up as one of the top prospects and attractions of the race.  This prospective attraction’s hopes were quickly reduced to rubble after Redmond tore his hamstring early in the race.  Although clearly in a lot of pain, Redmond continued limpingContinue reading “Endure (With Some Help)”

“You Sunk My Battleship!”

Have you ever played the board game, Battleship? It is a brilliant strategy game that uses alternating turns in order to inflict damage on each other’s battleships. The end goal is to, of course, sink all of your opponents’ ships.  The game is a fun yet frustrating engagement that often leaves a person wondering ifContinue reading ““You Sunk My Battleship!””

Ever Changing, Never Changing

Have you ever been camping? It is a recreational time in nature that isolates individuals from the bustle of life to rejuvenate themselves. When camping, there is a beautiful thing that takes place early each morning. Once a person crawls into their nice, dry tent to lay their head at night, they wake up inContinue reading “Ever Changing, Never Changing”

A Celebrity Advocate

Hi everyone! So, I have a bit of a guilty pleasure. I’m just slightly obsessed with celebrity gossip. Please no judgment, but I’m definitely that person holding up the grocery line because I got distracted by some sleazy tabloid magazine. As you probably know, celebrity news isn’t often very wholesome, but today I want toContinue reading “A Celebrity Advocate”

Seasons of Change

Have you all noticed the weather lately?! Personally it has been so refreshing to me! Where I live, we are currently in the throes of spring weather. The grass is a fragrant green,  the flowers are blooming in vibrant colors, and you can hear the sweet chatter of creatures waking up from their winter slumber.Continue reading “Seasons of Change”