Foot in Mouth

Tonight I had one of those real life lessons taught to me. I will not share the details of what took place, but I will just suffice it to say that I said something I wished I would not have said, and I felt badly afterwards that I said it, and so I apologized for … Continue reading Foot in Mouth

The Old Church

Yesterday, I received notice that the building where my husband and I had first met, and where our relationship first began 47 years ago, had gone up in flames overnight. It had begun as a church building in 1885, but that church fellowship apparently sold it to the University of Akron in 1952 (1). That … Continue reading The Old Church

More Than Words

Do you ever feel as though God has allowed you to go through difficulties, trials, and tribulations so that you feel his heart? So that, when he speaks, you get his words, down deep into the very depths of your soul, because you have experienced, to some extent, what God has or is experiencing? Well, … Continue reading More Than Words

What are We Thinking?

What are our minds set on? If we had to be perfectly honest, what consumes most of our thinking? What permanent or established way of thinking is what drives us, motivates us, and inspires us to do what we do? I know we have jobs we have to do, people to take care of, chores, … Continue reading What are We Thinking?

Arise and Shine

This song is a call to arise (get up; stand up), be steadfast and persistent, and to let our lights (Jesus Christ; our salvation; the gospel; purity; and truth) shine forth from us, so that those outside of faith in Jesus Christ may come to him, to know his saving grace. We may need this … Continue reading Arise and Shine

Eyes on Jesus

What are you going through? Have you lost a loved one to death? Your spouse has left you for another? Or, your spouse is a sex addict? Your kids are rebellious, drug addicted and out-of-control? You lost your job? You don’t know how you are going to pay your bills? You have just been diagnosed … Continue reading Eyes on Jesus