Your Truly Valuable Life

While sorting through yet another shelf in my bookcase, I came across something a fellow writer introduced me to more than a decade ago. I couldn’t help smiling as I thumbed through a few pages. This book had enticed me to read three others by the same author. For One More Day, Tuesdays with Morrie … Continue reading

V is for…

See! I make all things new! From Revelations 21:5 V is for Vision. The vision of which I write has nothing to do with my ability to see the world around me. The vision to which I refer is that internal sense of direction which guides us when all else fails. I’ve weathered some difficult … Continue reading

U is for…

“Which of these was neighbor to the man who fell in with the robbers?” They answered, “The one who treated him with compassion.”. From Luke 10:36-37 U is for Unity. I recently attended my cousin’s 80th birthday party. Yvette is the eldest cousin on my dad’s side of the family. She’s also one of the … Continue reading

T is for…

Give thanks to God, for God is good, and God’s mercy endures forever. Psalm 136:1 T is for Thanksgiving. I’m ashamed to say that I’ve probably made it crystal clear in too many ways that life isn’t always perfect for me. At the same time, I truly hope that I’ve made it equally clear that … Continue reading

S is for…

Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased… From Isaiah 42:1 S is for Service. When I was a little girl, I was usually the first to raise my hand when a teacher asked for assistance. At home, though I disliked my own chores, I happily volunteered when … Continue reading

R is for…

This is the day the Lord has made; let us be glad and rejoice in it. Psalm 118:24 R is for Rejoice. I admit that the current state of this world of ours tempted me to consider using “resignation” as my R word. Life on this earth is imperfect at best. Sometimes, it seems that … Continue reading