Begin with a good deed

Begin with a good deed

January 1 is always an important day, especially when it’s the first day of a new decade.  What are your thoughts as you contemplate the next ten years? I’ve been especially contemplative this year. This decade will mark a great deal of change in our lives. But...
Two words for a successful life

Two words for a successful life

I sipped my coffee and listened to an interview about “spirituality” for the new year. The person being interviewed would define that word differently than I would, but she made a great point that prompted my thoughts. Her advice for the new year was not to make a...
Is prayer changing things?

Is prayer changing things?

I don’t pray for our nation’s leadership like I should. Truthfully, I don’t really know what to pray for these days. I know a lot of people prayed for our nation’s leaders in church last Sunday. We need Congress to come to decisions that are best for the citizens and...
Target: The consequences you won’t see in the news

Target: The consequences you won’t see in the news

I still don’t want to shop at Target and I hope the same is true for you. Last April I wrote a blog post about Target’s dressing room policy. The store’s policy declares: “In our stores, we demonstrate our commitment to an inclusive experience in many ways. Most...
Would you vote for Oprah or King Solomon?

Would you vote for Oprah or King Solomon?

We do live at an interesting moment in history. I watched the Golden Globes and wondered when actors and entertainers began to think their job was to influence the world. And I wondered if the average people in our nation genuinely believe they should. I found it...