Years ago, a coworker asked me why I believed in God. As he was still in college, I first thought he was being inquisitive. As his questions became more argumentative and inflammatory, I realized he was simply trying to start an argument in an effort to belittle my faith. He was adamant that religion was […]
A friend and I were talking about holidays in October. Outside of Halloween, not much was coming to mind…when suddenly she laughed and said the World Series is a holiday – as long as the Red Sox don’t win! Clearly, she is a Yankees fan… Rivalries are funny – it’s one thing to have a […]
For most of us, Labor Day signifies the last day of summer, the beginning of another school year, and the last chance for parades and family picnics. Most of us don’t think about the origin of the holiday. It was meant to handle the problems of working long, unsafe hours with no paid time off […]
Have you ever thought about how it feels when you wake up after a great night’s sleep and have this feeling deep in your gut that it’s going to be a good day? Maybe you have something to look forward to…a well-deserved vacation, a whole day with someone special, or it’s your birthday! It would […]
Patriotism is defined as “love for or devotion to one’s country.” There is no greater display of patriotism than when someone is willing to lay down his life for his country. As a mom with a son in the armed forces, I am especially grateful for the many that have made this choice. The pride […]
Dear Daddy, Thank you for raising me in a Christian home. The foundation of my faith was firmly rooted by you and Mom, and my beliefs grow more precious with every passing day. Although, as a child, I was unaware of the gift you were giving me, I now understand the value of all the […]
When I was 9 years old, I had the opportunity to play little league baseball. Being raised in a football family, I knew absolutely nothing about baseball. But I liked the uniform and glove, so off I went.
I’ll admit it. It’s a rare occasion when I like a new version of an old song. Change, just for change’s sake, is pretty unappealing to me. Nevertheless music, including Christian music, is often borrowed and revised by new artists. And generally, I don’t like it.
According to the BBB, one of the top most-read articles among accredited retail businesses in 2017 was “The Single Reason Your Retail Business Could Fail.” The single reason? Distrust in the workplace.
About a year ago, I saw a photo on social media that tore at my heart.