Changing dictionaries devalue language
Is a dictionary meant to be an objective arbiter of the meaning of words? Or is a dictionary meant to subjectively list the ways in which words are used among the speakers of a particular language at a particular time?Read More »
Grace: A delicate balance between legalism and lawlessness
Pastor Taylor delivered a inspiring message today to lay a solid foundation for 2023 by reminding believers that God's grace in truth is a delicate balance between legalism (feeling you must earn God's approval) and lawlessness (seeing God's grace as a license to sin).Read More »
Gerber launches Forward From 50 initiative to help people over 50 to pursue purpose
I decided to launch Forward From 50 to help men and women over the age of 50 to enjoy purposeful lives by pursuing things they are passionate about. It's something I struggled with for years and realized millions of other seasoned citizens do, too.Read More »
Hogwash: Catholic priest resigns after using wrong word when performing baptisms
Using the wrong personal pronoun during baptism apparently affects the salvation and eternal destination of thousands of people, according to the Catholic Diocese of Phoenix. That's nonsense. Faith in Jesus is all that matters.Read More »
Restore joy to your life: Suggestion 1 – Turn off TV news
News junkies can get addicted to online news. Then they spend a lot of time getting a fix, which just makes them sadder, angrier, and more depressed.Read More »
Pornocide: Chapter 1 – Caught in the act
“I saw you, but you didn’t see me or hear me,” Patty said, still staring at him unrelentingly. Steve must have looked puzzled. “Don’t give me that look. I saw you,” she said, slowly enunciating each word.Read More »
What could an ‘Hour of Giving’ do for you and others?
The world is extremely dark these days. I can only imagine how a glimmer of hope and appreciation will really stand out in people’s lives. It’s a feeling they are likely to cherish themselves and pass it on to others.Read More »
Remember why America sought independence
Every Independence Day, I take time to read the Declaration of Independence as written by our founding fathers. It reminds me not only why our nation sought independence, but why we need to preserve it.Read More »
What legacy have you left today?
A Facebook friend of mine died this week. If you knew today would be the last day of your life, what would you be doing to establish or preserve your legacy?Read More »
Why aren’t you self-employed?
Remember, 75% of millionaires are self-employed, while 75% of employees can’t make ends meet every month. What if you, as a self-employed business owner, fell somewhere in the middle?Read More »