Archive - February - 2017


I love multi-tasking. I just love it. It may yet be my undoing, but I find it exhilarating to check two things off my list at the same time. For example, I enjoy reading while working on an elliptical, (don’t worry; I rarely break a sweat). If I drive any distance, I pop in an Read more


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I’m hoping you have survived another Valentine’s relatively unscathed and are ready to talk about relationships for a minute—long distance relationships. Many of us wince at the thought, knowing these can be tough even in the best situations. But what, exactly, makes them so difficult? For starters, lack of intimacy. You’re going to have trouble Read more



A few weeks ago I mentioned attending junior church as a young girl.  Actually, I have many fond memories of the church where I was raised, and was reminded of another one this week while reading the book of Jude.  Our pastor of many years, Rev. Bruce N. Stewart, used to end every Sunday evening Read more



I recently read the well-known story of David and Goliath in 1 Samuel 17 and was struck by a phrase I had not noticed before.  See what you think: “Saul and the Israelites…drew up their battle line to meet the Philistines.” (vs2) “Israel and the Philistines were drawing up their lines facing each other.” (vs21) Read more