Point of View

Clearly, this cartoon is a depiction of different perspectives, but it truly is the best I’ve ever seen.  It illustrates how every person can see the exact same thing and have a different take on how they view it. Plus, the first part of the caption hits the nail on the head!!!  “Just because you […]

The Editor

As a writer I am always looking for an editor.  Sometimes it’s a friend, a sister or my husband.  When I’m really in a pinch…it ends up being me.  Thank God for spell check! Being my own editor is a bad thing. It makes no difference how grammatically affluent I am or how many words […]

Negative Notions

I am currently reading an amazing book by Phillip Yancey called Vanishing Grace.  If you’ve never read any of his books, I would highly recommend that you do! Anyway, you would think by the title that it would be right at the top of my list of negative notions that drive me crazy – in […]

Hashbrowns, Grits or Kolaches?

My family and I have just returned from a world-wind trip through eight states and two extended stays with friends and family.  This two week journey began when we left Texas the day after school let out and drove through Oklahoma, Missouri and onto Chicago, Illinois for a week’s stay with my dear friend from […]

Putting the Past behind Us

We all know those people who dwell on who did what, when and where to them years ago and they still haven’t gotten over it.  Many of us say ‘hi’ to those people in the mirror every day. This is a subject that never gets old because using the past as an excuse is like […]

Where’s the Love?

September 11, 2001 evokes many emotions in the American people.  Fear, horror, hatred, grief, unity, courage, heroism and bravery are just a few reactions that spring to mind when I recall the day that four commercial airplanes were hijacked and subsequently killed many and destroyed our nation’s illusion that we are safe from the world […]