The End is the Beginning

Beginnings and endings, like bookends, become markers we use to measure and frame our lives. I recently completed a goal which I have worked toward for twelve years. There is a great deal of gratitude that overwhelms you when something so long looked toward becomes a...

You Don’t Have to Be Perfect to Be Good

“I like Atticus the way he is,” my daughter told me. You see, Atticus Finch, the fictional hero of To Kill A Mockingbird holds special status in our house. I read the book to our kids when they were young and we were all inspired by Atticus’ consistent pursuit of...

Listening – Prescribed From Our Maker

Are you a good listener?  Do you hear what those around you attempt to tell you?  For most if my life, I fancied myself a good listener.   In recent years, I have noticed that my listening skills have diminished, and the way I recognized this was through interactions...

Total Forgiveness

I hope you had a wonderful Easter! What a blessing to be able to meditate, worship and rejoice over what it cost our Savior for our salvation. Our heavenly Father knew we need to be reminded of things often. That’s why we come to the Lord’s table” in...

Time to Quit Social Media?

A blog written by Thomas S. Kidd, a professor of history at Baylor University and author of many books. Time to Quit Social Media? Dec 13, 2016 | Thomas S. Kidd This post originally appeared in my author newsletter for last week. If you are not already receiving my...