I was a new driver with Grandpa in the passenger seat. I signaled to pass a slow car. He sternly cautioned that I was now potentially endangering everyone on the road. As a cop, he'd seen far too many car accidents.
It's easy to ignore the random people we see. But what do we miss? It could be a chance to learn something, help someone, or just extend kindness to a stranger.
In a time of fast-paced mean tweets and angry posts, it would be nice to recall the niceties of a bygone era. We could use more people like Alice who demanded ample decorum and no vulgarities in order to keep their seat at her table.
What do you use for a bookmark? Old grocery lists and receipts are my usual choice—but sometimes a bookmark has its own story to tell.
Making a joke out of getting an abortion is particularly cruel. The life of the pre-born child is taken, and often the mother is wounded in ways that are nothing to laugh about.
Is Enneagram a harmless and helpful personality test, or is it an abomination and another ploy to take our eyes off of Jesus?
Times change; traditions sometimes do as well. But when it comes to summer vacation at the grandparents, it's a tradition worth keeping.
Here's another phone app parents should know about. IGTV: Videos are created and posted in order to gain followers. What could possibly go wrong?
With the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court future rulings could favor those fighting for the right to life.
A recent immigrant reminded me what a blessing it is to "stand" in America.
Girls are getting bumped off the winner's platform by transgender boys. Is this fair or is it just the way it will now be?
July 4: One America. Many individuals. Many problems. One solution: Share our Founders' belief in being responsible citizens and having dependence on God, not government, to help solve our problems.
Pride goes before the fall. During the summer 40 years ago, I failed big time. But the lessons learned haven't failed to keep teaching me.
A wave of poverty is at the border of our nation, including innocent children. While I can't help those at the border, I can make a difference to the children stranded in poverty in my own community. Do what we can, and God will do what we can't.
Being a father isn't always easy, but we have a heavenly Father with unconditional love that helps make it possible.
Planned Parenthood is targeting young teens with a message that sex is good and abstinence is not.
If one friend was totally unlike us maybe we'd learn to appreciate our differences and get along better in our world.
When a three-year-old gets stuck by a dirty needle while playing in a park, the local community rolls up their sleeves and gets busy cleaning up.
"A Gold Star family's greatest fear, that their Fallen will be forgotten." Years ago, I didn't know what a Gold Star Mom was. Now that I know, I'll never forget. How will you honor Memorial Day?
Many remember the eruption of Mt. St. Helens on May 18th, 1980. Glen remembered it for another reason.
Mom didn't agree with all my decisions, but she loved me through them. Happy Mother's Day to all the moms, grandmothers, aunts and others who mother in our world.
He only wrote one letter, but the words made sense then, just as they do today.
Even though we're designed to age, aging with thankfulness, love, and a smile is our choice.
When rapture and end times rumors come they can make skeptics of Christianity. Instead, let's ignore the rumors and live like Christ suggests.
Sometimes social media is a random mess, but it can also be where someone reads words to give them "hope to help them cope when they're at the end of their rope."