Category Archives: Religion

The Destruction of Self Esteem in our Teenagers

After spending a week on the beach in Florida, I realized the danger that faces my teenage daughter.  Girls around the age of my Megan surrounded us on the beach.  They were just as cute as they could be.  They … Continue reading

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Awkward…

I am greeted every day at work with giant hugs.  Hugs that would squeeze all the sadness out of anyone.  Hugs from innocent, loving young children.  Hugs that while sometimes I take for granted, are still meaningful to the ones … Continue reading

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Holy Week

“Whoever is without sin, should cast the first stone…” Jesus so easily says these words because He knows no one is without sin.  Yet we all love to point out others’ sins.  We love to seek revenge.  We love to … Continue reading

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When Rules Create Chaos

What is going on with our world?  I spied an article today as I was reading the news online about a young man whose varsity letter was taken away by a principal.  On the surface that doesn’t sound bad, but … Continue reading

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What to Expect When You are Expecting

Expectations can cause major havoc in your life.  Expecting something in return for a good deed can be a slippery slope that I am not sure any of us want to travel down. My friend, Donna (let’s just call her … Continue reading

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The Amazing Race

Zip lining across the Grand Canyon, scaling down a skyscraper in New York City, rafting down the most dangerous rapids in the world, and eating scorpions.  Come on you all know what I am talking about.  It is the Amazing … Continue reading

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Stopping Sin Before it Goes too Far

Today in the scriptures there lies the idea of adultery.  First Susanna, in the book of Deuteronomy, is almost condemned to death based on the lies of two elders.  Then as we open the New Testament, the people point out … Continue reading

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The Sinners

The girls stood in a group and laughed loudly.  They pointed and stared at the poor girl on the outside of their circle.  It wasn’t anything new for this poor left out girl.  She was used to it.  She didn’t … Continue reading

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Clouding My Life With the World

Why do I ever doubt that time alone with God is worthwhile? Why do I choose my own selfish desires over time with God? Why do I convince myself that I can do it without asking God first? “Come to … Continue reading

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Wanting More

Taken from Deuteronomy 30:15-20 If you obey the commandments of the LORD, your God, which I enjoin on you today, loving him, and walking in his ways, and keeping his commandments, statutes and decrees, you will live and grow numerous, … Continue reading

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