Comparing Our Differences

“Do not insult the deaf or cause the blind to stumble. You must fear your God; I am the Lord.” Leviticus 19:14, NLT “I served as eyes for the blind and feet for the lame.” Job 29:15, NLT Our disabilities can give us a rough time of it. Being mentally ill– whether with depression, schizophrenia, bipolar, autism […]

In Pursuit of Happyness

By CARONAE HOWELL, From the New York Times, dated July 20, 2009 I’m the kind of woman who spends entire days thinking of nothing but birds: woodcocks, goldfinches, kingfishers. I look for loons everywhere I go. Sometimes I find herons in Central Park and they are mysteries. There is one thing in this world that […]

Humpty Dumpty Was an Optimist

  Therefore, since we have been made right in God’s sight by faith, we have peace with God because of what Jesus Christ our Lord has done for us. Because of our faith, Christ has brought us into this place of undeserved privilege where we now stand, and we confidently and joyfully look forward to […]

Just One Step Ahead

“Life here feels like you were just left off here one day, with no instruction manual, and no idea of what you were supposed to do; how to fit in; how to find a day’s relief from the anxiety, how to keep your beloved alive; how to stay one step ahead of abyss.” Anne Lamott […]