A Passion for Seeking Wisdom

As Christians, we believe the Bible gives us all we need for right living. As God’s inspired word, it tells us all we need to know to love God and love others (Mark 12:30-31). The Holy Spirit is our partner in this […]

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Secret Service Christians

U.S. Secret Service Created in 1865 by Abraham Lincoln on the day of his death to suppress counterfeit currency, the United States Secret Service now has a two-fold mission. “Today the Secret Service is mandated by Congress to carry out the integrated […]

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Successful Transitions

Essential Transitions In writing, transitions help establish logical connections between sentences, paragraphs and ideas. They go a long way in helping create a piece of writing that flows. Unfortunately, many writers neglect spending much time on transitions. “Often, writers work on scenes […]

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Be Still & Know

Be Still In high school, I stepped between two girls getting ready to fight one another. One was my friend. I don’t remember the other girl. With fist raised and poised to fire, my friend  would hit me if she let it […]

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Voting My Conscience

For the past 26 years, my voting choices revolved mostly around what the two main parties offered. My husband and I did venture outside of those one presidential election, but we ended up feeling like our votes were completely wasted. Research for […]

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More Than Meets the Eye

That driver in front of you going what you deem as too slow, taking what you think is too long at stop signs, the one you zipped around at that 4-way stop while honking your horn… He’s a 15-year-old who just got […]

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How to Not Exasperate Your Children

Do you exasperate your children? Ephesians 6:4 gives this advice regarding parenting… “Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.” Note: Just because this scripture singles out fathers doesn’t mean mothers are […]

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“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”

Culture simultaneously challenges us to break free from comfort zones while also providing for their longevity. With the constant offering of pleasures anew, along with the comfort found in instant gratification, we live in a confusing and uncomfortable culture. “Life begins at […]

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Creating Structure

As discussed in The Importance of Structure, we humans need appropriate structure for productivity and to help keep negative habits from running rampant. This holds true in a variety of settings from businesses to families to classrooms. In fact, creating structure where […]

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