light source: moonshines

The moon shines in the darkness. This statement could be considered inaccurate because the moon has no capacity to produce and emit rays of light, therefore it cannot “shine.” The moon shines in the darkness. This statement could be considered accurate if the intended definition of “shine” is “ to be bright by reflection of… Read More

What should my scandalous life look like?

The Merriam-Webster online dictionary gives this full definition of scandal: a :  discredit brought upon religion by unseemly conduct in a religious person b :  conduct that causes or encourages a lapse of faith or of religious obedience in another loss of or damage to reputation caused by actual or apparent violation of morality or propriety : disgrace a : … Read More

Who are you waiting for during this advent season? Will you recognize him when he gets here? Or are your circumstances so tough that you’re having second thoughts? “I was just diagnosed with cancer. This is not my idea of a loving God.” “What am I really doing for Christmas? Sitting alone in my empty… Read More

Blueprint for character building

A blueprint is a detailed plan. Building a house without one is risky if you want it to last for any length of time and withstand weather or natural disasters. You need to follow rules of design that build strength in all the right places so rain won’t come through the roof and strong winds… Read More

Daily decision

We all get dressed, and some of us accessorize. We all gather whatever it is we will need to get us through the day. But do we remember the most important thing–do we start our days with praise? Looking in the closet or the open dresser drawer can become a time to remind ourselves to… Read More