Too Self Sufficient

Too Self Sufficient

Recently I came across some remarks that Abraham Lincoln made regarding our national Thanksgiving celebrations. His remarks caused me to pause and think. He said: “We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of Heaven. We have been preserved, these many...
Meaningful Prayer

Meaningful Prayer

This week is Thanksgiving and among the interesting things that may go on around your holiday table are the humorous prayers of those who do not normally talk to the Lord. I am not endorsing the film, but consider the silly meanderings of Greg Focker in the film Meet...
Jesus Is Calling

Jesus Is Calling

When I was a kid and the phone rang in our house, it was my job to answer it. And it went something like this: “Good morning. Worel’s residence, Sherry speaking.” And after pleasantries were exchanged, I would go on to say, “May I please say who is calling?” You see,...
Isle of Discussion

Isle of Discussion

I love Scotland. (Truth is, I love the British Isles. Period.) I love the tea, really like the breakfasts and enjoy the weather. And I truly appreciate some of the nuances of their culture. The local pub thing (perhaps without the alcohol) is a great idea. I dig all...
The Look

The Look

There is a high school in Texas that has been struggling with ugly student behaviors. The students have been particularly mean spirited lately with lots of bullying, physical fighting, name calling and skipping classes. The community met together to discuss how to...
We Don’t Do “No”

We Don’t Do “No”

One of my favorite movies is “The Proposal.” “Margaret,” (the character Sandra Bullock plays) displays an amazing array of personal, selfish, obnoxious character traits. And one of her worst qualities is her inability to be told “no” and live with it. She is a...