Tag Archives: Christianity

And Justice for—

Remember her? This is Karla Faye Tucker, the Texas inmate who caused quite a bit of controversy back in the ’90s. She had hacked some people to death with a pickax and was sentenced to die by lethal injection. The … Continue reading

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Opportunity Lost

Went to the doctor yesterday–all the news was good, in a way. I’m not getting better, but I’m not getting worse either. My infection indicator had sky-rocketed when the “little surprise” cropped up, but fell back down to where it … Continue reading

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Jesus Calling

I hate to say this since many of my friends write devotionals, but generally speaking, I don’t like them. Awful, isn’t it? But so many devotionals just make me feel guilty. Usually, after a long, touching story, the author asks … Continue reading

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Saturdays with Stella, by Allison Pittman

Every now and then, I read a book that deserves front-page space–and this is one of them. If you like my posts about my ducks and cats, you’ll love Allison’s book. She wrote about training her dog, Stella, and took Stella’s … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Hummingbird

Every spring, a ruby-throated hummingbird hovers at my patio windows. “Hello! I’m here! Feed me!” And of course, I do. I take seriously the charge to “have dominion . . . over every living thing that moves upon the earth” (Gen. … Continue reading

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Who are You?

Years ago, someone asked me the question “Who are you?” in the form of a challenge. Today, I could say that I am a wife, daughter, step-mom, friend, writer. But my answer would be faced with: “That’s what you are. I want to know who you are.” For people … Continue reading

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