What’s on Your Shelf?

I’ll be honest. As time has gone by, I have become less and less a fan of the whole New Year’s resolution thing. I guess because I don’t like failure (who really does) and most years my resolutions are rarely accomplished. So I did not make a...

The God of Abraham

Out of the barage of images last week, this one is the most symbolic to me.  This is the one that gives me hope.  Not because Obama is a rock-star, or a messiah, or a perfect world leader, or the first African American president, but because of Who this country places...

May I Have A Side Of Self-Pity With That?

So I had one of “those” days Tuesday. You know the kind of day where the world seems against you. My day began by answering the phone. Another friend is pregnant, and I am not. It took us almost a year to get pregnant with Sarai and I had promised myself I would not...

One of those Conversations…

It’s one of those conversations you never forget. Vince and I were talking about Vegas. This was becoming a normal occurrence. But this time it was different. As he was talking I began to have this surreal experience. I can’t really describe it. All I know...

Windows

As I sit at my desk three days before Christmas looking out the window at the clear blue sky and crisp white snow, I’m struck by how much my life has changed in just a year. One of the biggest changes being all this snow outside my window! Charlotte, NC only got...

It is Better to Give Than to Receive, A Christmas Parable

At this point in my life I can honestly say that I am a wholehearted believer in the adage, “It is better to give than to receive.”  I was not always this enthusiastic or generous.  I admit there have been times when I have been really jealous of what others have...
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