Category: Issues

Once in David s Royal City

2017 Song One (Seven Songs for My Savior): “Once in David’s Royal City”

Happy week before Christmas!   We are gearing up toward Christmas vacation around here.  Today was my last day of my middle school geography class for semester.  And today’s topic might be one of my favorites: Nativity geography.  And one of the significant places in the story: the city of David. Until I started teaching […]

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Modern Day Lines of Slavery

Writing about the Underground Railroad last week on my Odyssey through Nebraska blog was much easier than the topic at hand.  After all that type of slavery officially ended during the Civil War time period.  Enough years have passed that, for the most part, people universally recognize that that was a dark period in our […]

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Lines of Desperation: “Lord, I Need You”

Evidently this month has passed by in a blur because I did not realize that I have not been here for several weeks.  This has been a challenging month for my family.  Faced with a daunting decision, we are choosing to walk by faith in a new direction that involves a job change and probable […]

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Long Line of Grievers

This week has a been a celebration of new life for my family – welcoming my sweet niece into the world.  But I was tremendously saddened to learn that for a family friend, this is has turned into a celebration of life through the completely unexpected loss of their two year old granddaughter. I never […]

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Unspoken: Following the Line of Domestic Violence (Even in Christian Families)

I admit this is an abrupt departure from my recent posts.  But this is definitely an issue that God has brought to the forefront of my mind.  I pray as I post this column that the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart will be pleasing in His sight! I almost did  […]

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