If I as a peaceful person can understand looters, what does that say about me? That I am African-American and have been called nigger? That I have witnessed racism? That I have a black son and have feared for his life during his whole life? That I have been hopeless and understand hopelessness? That I’ve […]
Source Hang in there, folks. It gets easier. Five months ago I started a new job. It was in a town I knew nothing about. I didn’t know how I’d get there. The first day when I found myself on the new subway line and new bus line, it was confusing. It took forever and felt longer […]
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The evening commute home was a scramble as people rushed and crushed onto the train fighting for a place to sit or stand. A last-minute couple pushed through the door dropping tourist maps in their haste. Forced by the crowd to split up, the man went one way and the woman another.…
Then he fell to the ground in worship and said: “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The LORD gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the LORD be praised.” Job 1:20-21 Hallelujah!
Say no to cake!
Source Usually I am a purist when it comes to dieting. I have very high, close to impossible standards. If I fail once, I give up completely. Then I gain weight again. That’s been my life. Diet, lose, off diet, gain. A big old yo-yo. Now, with a goal of less than 100% compliance, […]
I have a very long commute to work each day. I live in the suburbs of Maryland and commute to a suburb of Virginia. One thing I love about my job (and there are many) is that it is in a pretty place. There are woods nearby and I see deer. There’s a pond […]