Posts from November 2020

Walking in Different Shoes

“If you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” Do you remember this quote from high school literature class?  If so, then you know these words were spoken by the venerable Atticus Finch in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. When I was working…

Hug Your Veteran

Have you hugged your veteran today? My two grandpas served in World War II.  My brother-in-law served in Iraq.  My dad took ROTC classes at University.  My daughter was in her high school’s Air Force JROTC. One of our Elders was in the Air Force. I’m so thankful for the women and men who have served so I can enjoy the freedoms–such as my freedom to write and publish this post! Do you have a veteran in your life?  Respond…

The Sunrise

I noticed the sun came up today. Imagine that! In spite of the unresolved election, the weirdness of COVID-19 and its effects on the world, and the tension in our country, the sun came up! You know, the Bible tells us that God is the one constant in our lives. “The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of God endures forever.”  Isaiah 40:8 I Peter 1:24-25 repeats the verse.  “All flesh is as grass, and all the glory…