Each of Us is an Original

But what happens when we live God’s way? He brings gifts into our lives, much the same way that fruit appears in an orchard—things like affection for others, exuberance about life, serenity. We develop a willingness to stick with things, a sense of compassion in the...

Giving Thanks………..

It keeps us aware of God’s presence. It motivates us to look for God’s purpose. It helps us to submit to God’s will. It reminds us of our dependence on God. It develops a stronger trust in God. It is essential in order to rejoice. It gives impact to...

The Seasons of Life

The soil of every season in life is fertile ground for a person’s work and purpose in life. Life requires priority in order to be effective. To fulfill one’s calling and purpose in life requires faith. A life of faith will bring both wounds and wonders...

#LOVETrumpsHate

While Americans may look, think, believe, and act differently, the ties that bind us are still stronger than the forces that want to divide us. And although we espouse a wide range of social and political views, our diverse opinions are the root of our democracy. We...

“Who Will Lead Us? Unity Will Take Courage”

Arkansas Democrat Gazette, July 2016 The conditions before us demand that we respond in personal and courageous ways in order to resolve our nation’s racial quagmire. There are small and large steps that we must take individually and collectively to arrive at our...

An Emerging Paradigm

Whether it’s politics, sports, business, or education, there are shifts taking place all around us. And they are giving us reasons to pause and assess what these new realities mean in terms of our everyday conditions.   There is a real public debate about...