When it comes to banking, both depositing and withdrawing are important. Withdrawals are needed to pay bills, shop, tithe, or any number is things for which resources are needed. However, no withdrawal can be made unless there has been a prior deposit, right? The other day I woke up thinking about old songs we used … More Deposits and Withdrawals: How to stay BALANCED
We have all been on the way to or from work, an event, or activity when BAM! We grind to a stop because of a traffic jam. Often choice words come to mind, and are sometimes muttered aloud as we alternate between glancing at the clock, moving as far to the side as possible to … More What to Shout In a Traffic Jam
Recently I heard a study about hunger among high school students that disturbed me; but not for the reason you may think. The study reported that up to 30% of high school students in the United States go hungry each day. More alarming than that was the reason for the hunger. The students, whose families are below the … More Do Free Lunches Cost Too Much?
One of the most familiar phrases we heard as children was that “sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you.” Sure the intent may have been wrapped in love – a parent teaching a child to ignore the mean words and taunts of others. However, an unkind or insensitive word can … More Sticks and Stones May Break Bones, but Words Can Break Much More…
I love picking people’s brains (and emotions) to engage in stimulating conversation. How do you (or have you, or would you) handle a situation in which your beliefs and potential behavior may not agree? For example, if you believe sex outside of marriage is morally wrong or a sin, do you give condoms or a safe sex talk … More When 2+ 2 does NOT equal 4…Beliefs vs Behavior