The Economics of Discipleship

There is no such thing as a free lunch.  This was one of the few principles that I remember and actually understood from my college economics class.  It’s a principle that basically means nothing is free; everything has a cost. Let’s look at marriage. Many of us only count the cost of the wedding and … Continue reading The Economics of Discipleship

Caution: Friend Zone

I married my husband Albert 4 years ago and people often ask how we met.  It’s not a romantic story, but it usually gets a little chuckle.  We both referee basketball and were working at the same gym one night.  Our courts were next to each other, and Albert came over during halftime of one … Continue reading Caution: Friend Zone

Decisions, Decisions

We make hundreds of decisions every day and most of them concern ordinary and everyday events.  But what do we do when an important decision needs to be made, and neither choice looks like it's good. Some friends of mine had to choose between taking a job in a city where they did not want … Continue reading Decisions, Decisions

It’s Complicated

My step-brother Richard (Rick) Morgan died in a car accident on August 6, 2017,  at the age of 35.  I wrote last week about how I almost missed the funeral, because I had shown up to the wrong airport for my flight.  It was definitely God’s grace and mercy that got me back to Indianapolis, … Continue reading It’s Complicated

A Lesson on Mercy

I was standing at the airport counter last Saturday in disbelief.  The agent informed me that out of the two major airports here in Dallas, I was at the wrong one, and my flight left in one hour.  The destination was home to Indianapolis; a place I had not visited in 13 years.  The occasion … Continue reading A Lesson on Mercy

Big Rain, Small Clouds

Our family just returned from a few days of staying on the lake.  It was a last minute trip and I was really praying that all the details would come together so our family could have a memorable time.  I prayed that I would find the right rental home.  I prayed while at the store that … Continue reading Big Rain, Small Clouds