Romans Study on Our Porch

We are studying Romans chapters 6-8. This is a coed group of adults. All over age 45. You might not know that by last night’s discussion. Normally we have great discussions. Everyone does their homework and we all participate in discussion. Ron Duncan is a great leader: he asks open-ended questions, uses the leaders guide,…

Tumor. And time off from writing.

In January I noticed a gland under my jaw would swell each time I ate my favorite snack: apples and peanut butter. My grandmother was deathly allergic to peanuts so I wondered if I was developing a peanut allergy. In March I went to a specialist about an ongoing sinus infection. While there, I mentioned…

Older women teach younger women. It's a command. Are you willing?

An Older Woman

We are told in the Bible that older women are to teach younger women. Are you willing to be such an older woman? Do you have an older woman in your life to speak the truth in love to you? I didn’t have such a woman in my life when my kids were little. I wish I had.

Ephesians 4:29. Clip board with scripture quote

Flee from Slander and Gossip

From Webster’s Dictionary: slan·der\ˈslan-dər\ : to make a false spoken statement that causes people to have a bad opinion of someone gos·sip\ˈgä-səp\ : information about the behavior and personal lives of other people Slander is false. Even if we state it as fact. Gossip may be true or false. Both are detrimental. To ourselves and…