Freedom to…Distract?

     “For you were called to freedom, brother.  Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another,” Galatians 5:13.      Next week we celebrate July 4th.  […]

Honoring the Fathers in Our Lives

          This blog is an early recognition for Father’s Day.   I’m honoring the three fathers in my life.      My  father is 96 years old.  We’re hoping he makes it to 100.  He’s still bright […]

Final Grades

     It’s almost the end of the school year.  You might have kids and grandkids in school.  Some of you are probably in school, working on a degree.   And some, like myself, are teachers.  Whichever […]

I Can Only Imagine

     “I Can Only Imagine.”  I loved this song when it came out.   Now the Christian movie by the same name has been released.  In my Spring movie review “tradition,” I would like to recommend […]


     As I’ve watched the Winter Olympics the past two weeks, a good word to describe their hopes, their dreams, their goals, their wants, their attainment, their achievement is aspire.  While I’ve never had lofty […]

Give Out of Poverty

     Give Out of Poverty.   I saw that saying on social media.  Give out of poverty?  What?! Rather than thinking, aww, what a nice sentiment, I felt a flash of anger.       Lord, really?  Have […]

I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For

Unlike the popular U2 song, this is a story of finding what you’re looking for.  Awhile back, I wrote about doing my DNA testing for fun.  Then, I “met” a DNA cousin match online.  As […]

Thanksgiving Blessings

     I’m blessed.  Every year my blog falls on or near the Thanksgiving holiday.  As I write this, praise music is playing in the background.      Recently, I read another history lesson about Thanksgiving.  The […]

When Homelessness Hits Home

     I’m not ready for that, I thought, in response to our guest speaker from Vineyard San Diego, who spoke last weekend of bringing homeless people into her home to eat and have a place […]