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“Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men’s bones, and of all uncleanness.” Matthew 23:27 “Darlin’, you give love a bad name.” That song line has been running through my head for a few days now. And it is not because I listen to the “oldies” station, but I met someone online that encapsulates it so well. Normally I enjoy it when I get comments on my blog posts, whether a person agrees with me or not. Conversation makes me happy. However, a...


Say What?

What the what?  My brother-in-law uses this expression quite often.  I think it is because he doesn’t want to sound crass like me.  Whatever the reason, I love it.  It’s for those times when we witness someone saying or doing some odd thing and we just can’t fathom why.  Happens daily to most of us. I have three boys, whom I have home-schooled their entire lives.  They are now 21, 19, and 13.  I made quite a few Mom friends over the years and I can’t tell you the number of times I have heard the expression, “Why did he/she do...


You are Enough

My friend likes to repeat the mantra to the ladies she loves, “You are enough.” In an earlier post I emphatically stated that I don’t buy into the “anyone can do and be anything” extreme part of the self-help, positive thinking community. But I also don’t buy into pigeonholes. This includes labels, type-casting, hard and fast lines, roles, stereotypes, normality, etc. Remember the sweet chick on the Ellen show a few years back that had us all in stitches? “Ellen, I love Jesus but I drink a little.” That is the theology I’m talking about. (No, I’m not saying everyone...