RIP Robin Williams

RIP Robin Williams

This week the world was rocked by the death of actor and comedian Robin Williams. Even sadder than the loss was the way it occurred: an apparent suicide. It breaks my heart when I hear of people committing suicide. In a world of over six billion souls for someone to...

Home Training

One of my friends posted this on Facebook the other day.  There IS hope for today’s youth, but that hope depends on us teaching them right and wrong. Just had a great moment-while leaving Kroger saw a young man struggling to help a disabled elderly woman get her...
The Responsibility of Blessings

The Responsibility of Blessings

The other day my stove died.  It died a boisterous death as the broiler refused to cut off, causing my kitchen to fill with smoke and the smoke detector refused to be silenced.  A little Internet research revealed that either the electrical circuitry was shot or there...
Slow to Anger?

Slow to Anger?

Yesterday I nearly had a meltdown in the kitchen….. I was fixing breakfast for the family….homemade blueberry muffins, with real blueberries.  The sugar container was almost empty.  I’m annoyed.  We were out of bagged sugar.  I’m more annoyed. ...
A New Playlist

A New Playlist

The other day there was a serious emergency that ended with a grave tragedy in the Smith Household. A few months ago, I got a new computer.  A desktop.  A Mac.  I had moved just about everything from my beloved PC laptop to the demonic Mac, except my iTunes.  Anytime...
What Did Jesus Look Like

What Did Jesus Look Like

I ran across a blog post the other day entitled “What Did Jesus Look Like?” I have to admit, normally when I run across articles like that I immediately do the eye-roll thing and move on.  In my experience most people who tackle the subject of What did...