Affirm Their Worth

So, what is this common courtesy business? Well, I consider it a spiritual discipline. In fact, this spiritual discipline is more difficult for me than prayer, fasting, Scripture reading, hospitality- anything else. When God first started working on my heart about common grace, you could feel my soul yelling, "Anything but this!" Seriously. Some people …

Am I Crazy?

Of course the answer to that question is almost always yes, otherwise, I wouldn't need to ask. But really, am I crazy or are people seeming nicer these days? Are people seeming to come out of their narcissism or cynicism or what ever kind of -ism they find themselves, and notice the whole world around …

She Said What?!

People can be stupid. People can be especially stupid to me. I'm not sure what about me attracts the mean/dumb/insensitive comments from strangers. Maybe it is because I look like I need dumb advice. Maybe it is the 4 kids swirling around me. Maybe people are just dumb. Whatever the cause might be, I decided …