St. Valentine had no idea

St. Valentine had no idea

I was curious about the amount of money Americans spend on Valentine’s Day. It’s surprising! According to WalletHub, Americans will spend almost $24 billion this year. How much is one billion? I like this measurement: The average human heart will have clocked one...
Wear your crown over clean hair

Wear your crown over clean hair

All of us wear a lot of “hats” in this lifetime. Hats are a good metaphor for our various roles because most are easily exchanged for another. All of us are many things to different people.  There is one hat, however, that Christians should wear all the time. The...
Dignity. There’s no getting around it.

Dignity. There’s no getting around it.

When I hear the word dignity, I picture a top hat or pearls, worn by someone who speaks with an English accent drinking tea from a bone china cup, pinkie extended.  I never thought dignity was a crucial goal because it felt like I would need to pretend to be...
The Best Valentines

The Best Valentines

If you haven’t purchased anything for Valentine’s Day, then you are an American exception. (Or, maybe you are running behind?)  Americans will spend about $27.4 billion this year to celebrate the people they love.  That is a LOT of cards, flowers, and steak...
Focusing on God’s Word

Focusing on God’s Word

Do you ever wonder why people send money to a television evangelist so they can get a piece of the cloth he used to wipe his tears?  I knew someone who sent such a televangelist a donation. She didn’t really believe it would work. She just wanted to hope. ...
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