Short Meditation of the Day
"Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another."- Walter Savage Lander "Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones."- Proverbs 16:24 Ed and Loretta Sheldon lived next door to my parents, Bill and Elinor, for about ten years. Ed drove semis for a living. During his lengthy trucking career, Ed logged 4,350,000 accident and ticket-free miles. Off the job, Ed carried over that sense of responsibility and consideration to his closest neighbors. He always asked nothing … Read More...
“Pick up your cross. It’s the only way you or anyone else can know a resurrection.”- Ann Voskamp Ann Voskamp complete Chapter 10 of The Broken Way by stating that suffering’s present around every corner. Furthermore, suffering lurks in every act of love. As a result, in order to bear love out into the world, […]
From our Annotated Bibliography
Fully and Creatively Alive (Self-published, 2016) Tom Eggebrecht introduces his self-published book Fully and Creatively Alive by defining the title concept. From Tom's perspective, fully and creatively alive means "living out your total potential and doing it with uniqueness and flair." In Tom's book, it's the only way to live. In addition, there's always an artistic alternative to life. … Read More...
Toward the end of Chapter 3 of One Thousand Gifts, author Ann Voskamp remarks that sometimes her quest to list 1,000 things for which she is thankful seems quite juvenile. In the midst of mundane existence, is making that list merely a ridiculous experiment? The truth is, Ann explains, that learning requires practice- and at […]