Giving to the Ungrateful
I let the man into the merging traffic. I didn’t have to, but I’m trying to be kind today. I wait for the little “thank-you” wave. No wave. Now I’m ticked. I expect thanks when I am kind to someone. When I don’t get it, I’m irritated. I want to be appreciated. Maybe, to be …
Changed by Compassion
Today’s post is a guest blog from Lisa Bartelt, a writer, mother, blogger, follower of Jesus from Myerstown, Pennsylvania. Be sure to follow Lisa’s Living Echoes blog.
“Dear Sponsor Lisa …”
I was just out of college and a newish Christian when I had the opportunity . . .
Celebrating Women the World Over—Including Lancaster
Reading Marie Curie and Her Daughters, by Shelley Emling, this week, I found out that Irene Curie, Marie’s daughter and a Nobel Prize winner in her own right, was the main speaker at an International Women’s Day event in London in the late 1940s. It resonated with me . . .
Fight Poverty—What Works
I keep a running to-do list. I put things on it and only cross an item off when it is done. I don’t rip off the pages until everything on the page has been completed. The pages get ratty. When I get toward the end of the year, I look at some of the things …
Two years ago I lost my hair. No, I didn’t have chemo or anything that dramatic. I finally decided it was time to go from long hair to short. I’d had long hair since high school. Maybe it was that I had almost no hair until I was a year old (that’s why Mom never …