Christian Life

How Are Your Roots?

I noticed it several years ago. On a trip home from town, a flash of brilliant white caught my eye. There it stood: a Bradford pear tree exploding with pristine blooms in the midst of a small stand of dreary bare trees and brush. It proudly waved its arms proclaiming, “Spring is just around the… Read More How Are Your Roots?

Everyday Life

Christian Parents, Please Stop Raising Brats

Disclaimer #1: The term ‘discipline’ as I use it here means: training that corrects, molds, or perfects mental ability or moral character; to train or develop by instruction and exercise especially in self-control (from Merriam-Webster’s School Dictionary, 2015). I know spanking has become a hot-button issue for people, but this post is not to start… Read More Christian Parents, Please Stop Raising Brats

Christian Life

When Cancer Calls….

When cancer calls, you answer. Maybe you recognize the number, and you manage to avoid answering the call. But, cancer is persistent. If you hear the call and don’t answer, it will continue calling. It will leave voicemails. It will repeatedly dial your number and cause your phone to ring, until you can’t take it… Read More When Cancer Calls….