Mrs. Jelly Meets Resistance

My current experiences at the gym have been teaching me many spiritual principles—one in particular: Resistance Training. Wikipedia describes RT as “a form of strength training in which effort is performed against a specific opposing force generated by resistance...

The Power of an Invitation

I have wanted to lose weight and get in shape for at least the past three years. I’ve tried counting calories, trudging the treadmill, and dancing with a DVD…..all without results. Nope, not a pound thinner. Then, a couple of weeks ago, a friend handed me a card and...

Staying Whole in the Fire

I was hosting a dinner party the other evening and wanted to use my special dishes, as it was a special occasion. I had a beautiful white milk glass bowl with an engraved rose designed that I inherited from my grandmother that I thought would be great for the corn. I...

Siblings: Committed to One Another

I’m learning a deeper realm of commitment to others lately—a broader understanding that springs from the intimate knowledge of God’s commitment to us and how He wants that same commitment of love to motivate our relationship with our brothers and sisters in Christ. As...