Are You Saved?

Are You Saved?

February 22, 2012

I have been thinking a lot lately about what we mean in our culture when we ask that question and a whole lot about how it is heard in our culture by those who hear it.  Let me tell you what I think we mean when we say it and then how it is heard.  We intend with our question to be...[more]

Family

Family

January 24, 2012

I have been thinking a lot about family in recent days. My daughter and her three young ones have been in our home for the longest period of time since she began birthing babies. Our wonderful son-in-law could not be with us due to the demands of his work schedule. We had fun. I found out yet...[more]

Reflections on a Sibling and the Savior

Reflections on a Sibling and the Savior

December 27, 2011

My sister died today. That is not language we use anymore in our country and particularly in the polite culture of the South. Nobody dies any more. Nobody has died since the fifties or sixties in our culture. They “pass” or “pass away” or my favorite, “enter into...[more]

Santa and Our Savior

Santa and Our Savior

December 20, 2011

I am a boomer. I mention that from time to time because I want you to know one of the contexts in which I write that has had more impact on me and my perspective than I know. The older I get and the more I look backward to what has made me in part who I am, the more convinced I am that being a...[more]