Viscous, Vindictive Gossip I received a call from a friend recently. She was rather upset and needed to vent. She was dining with a group of work associates when she learned that another individual was spreading viscous gossip about her. She had every right to be upset. The story that this other person was spreading … More Viscous, Vindictive Gossip
Friend or Acquaintance? Friend: a person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard; a person who is not hostile; a person who is on good terms with another. (Dictionary.com) Acquaintance: a person known to one, but usually not a close friend. (Dictionary.com) It seems to me that we (well at least me … More Friend or Acquaintance?
The Shepherd. The Gate. Just this past week, I spent some time in the New Testament of John, chapter 10. It is in this chapter that Jesus says: “I tell you the truth, I am the gate for the sheep … I am the good shepherd … Yes, I am the gate. Those … More The Shepherd. The Gate.
July 22, 1952 a new life entered the world. It was over three years before I would make my appearance. He was named Scott Leslie. Like all of us, he was many things. He was loved. He was treasured. He was handsome. He was popular, he was insecure. He was smart. He was passionate. He … More Remembering Scott Leslie
Kindness: Adjective. To have a good or benevolent nature. Weakness: Noun. State or quality of being weak, lacking strength, feebleness. Intelligence: Noun. Having the capacity for learning, reasoning, understanding. Stupidity: Adjective. Lacking ordinary quickness and keenness of mind; foolish; senseless. There’s all kinds of people in this world. And when you walk this earth for … More Kindness ≠ Stupidity
Why do I believe in Jesus? That’s a question that I’ve been pondering for quite a while, and even more so over the past month. My reasons for my belief are varied. They don’t come from just one source. As I look around at our world, in my eyes I see evidence of God’s hand … More I Believe
It seems to me that there’s a certain age that we reach when we discover music, usually popular music. For me it’s way back to the glory days of Motown, and the start of the Beatles. I would listen to CKLW (the Canadian station, which played all the popular music for those of us who … More Oops, I Did It Again!