Tag Archives: Character

Lessons from Hacksaw Ridge

Last night I watched a surprisingly excellent movie.  I say surprisingly because I  am not a war/combat movie fan.  As a child, I was forced to watch way too many war movies and westerns, so generally they are not my … Continue reading

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The Power of Your Word

POD #19: The Power of Your Word One of the quotes that those close to me would say is a Jackie-ism is “Your words have power.”    I grew up hearing the scripture that “the power of life and death are … Continue reading

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Beyond ‘the provisional life’

POD #16: Beyond ‘the provisional life’ As I look at the list of “organizations” I’m involved with I do think there are times that I am just “doing duty.”  It is never a constant feeling in any place, just a … Continue reading

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Resistance Genome

TPOD #7: Your Resistance Genome I read the prompt this morning, and decided I wasn’t ready to conquer my resistance genome.  I  set my phone down, rolled over, put the blanket over my head and went back to sleep.  Of … Continue reading

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The Crowned Queen

POD #6: Your Royal Highness: There was a time in my life that I thought I was the crowned queen of the world.  It was a fantasy world that many of the members allowed me to fill.  Yes, my world … Continue reading

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Comparison

We often compare our life to the highlight reels of others’ lives.  When I was younger it was television and magazines in addition to our circle of friends or classmates.  Now social media has us comparing to just about everyone with … Continue reading

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Help and Shield

I was watching a television show the other night and there was a protest going on.  On one side people were yelling at the police for not doing enough.  The other group of people were yelling because the police were interfering. In the middle stood the police … Continue reading

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Feelings

I’m not feeling very Christian today. I want to be crass. I want to shake someone or maybe knock some sense into them. I want to lay hands on someone, and not the holy kind. I want to grumble and … Continue reading

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Trust in the Failure {Write31Days}

We often say a lot of words, that carry little value because we do not actually put action behind our Words.  Our actions tell if what we say is true.  When I say “You are my God” to the Lord … Continue reading

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Choices {#Write31Days}

I went to school to be a social worker, in hindsight I might have went to school to be a Christian counselor had I been steered that direction, but I don’t regret the decision.  The great thing about being a … Continue reading

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