December 1st Resolution

In January 2018, The Telegraph listed the following 10 most common New Year’s resolutions. Exercise more (38 per cent) Lose weight (33 per cent) Eat more healthily (32 per cent) Take a more active approach to health (15 per cent) = Learn new skill or hobby (15 per...

Steps to Gratitude

Gratefulness: A Smile that Starts with the First Step. Today, I am grateful for … The Supernatural inspiration to admit I am powerless. The value of stability restored. Appreciative knowing God has my best interest at heart. Courage to take a fearless self-inventory....

Why the Blood Red Poppy?

Long before the Great War, the red poppy had become a symbol of death, renewal and life. The seeds of the flower can remain dormant in the earth for years, but will blossom spectacularly when the soil is churned. Beginning in late 1914, the fields of Northern France...

Wishing Won’t Make it So

Wish I didn’t think everything was always my fault. Wish I didn’t like to control everything and everyone. Wish I didn’t think it was up to me to cure everyone’s ills. Wish I didn’t have a critical spirit. Wish I didn’t complain all...

FBI—Uncovering Past Secrets: What I Remember

A news commentator asked, “How does an FBI investigation work?” After Dr. Blasey Ford and Judge Kavanaugh’s televised testimonies, this question may be on the minds of many. The television coverage transported me back fifty-eight years when an FBI background...

Twisted Thoughts

What Step speaks to the tangled life of denial we all resort to at one time or another? Mixed motives twist life into tangles; pure motives take you straight down the road (Proverbs 21:8...