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Row of Ducks

March 27, 2017 It’s Saturday. I stretch out on a lounge chair and read a book. The sun warms the air around me. An ice-cold Dr. Pepper fizzes in my cup. My husband sits next to me, holding my hand. The laundry is folded. The dishes are washed. The house is clean. The bills are…

Keeping Your Word

March 20, 2017 “I get so frustrated by your culture! Please don’t tell me ‘Let’s get together sometime,’ if you aren’t going to follow up on it! Just keep your word – act like a Christian!” This opening to my Intercultural Communication class in college was unanticipated and uncomfortable, at the least. While my Korean…

Sweeter Than Honey

David and Jonathan. Samwise Gamgee and Frodo Baggins. Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. Batman and Robin. Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. Tom and Huck. Lucy and Ethel. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Anne Shirley and Diana Barry. Winnie-the-Pooh and Christopher Robin. Dynamic duos fill the pages of both history and fiction. WHAT CAN WE LEARN…

Life of Purpose

March 6, 2017 Haman rose to power as the king’s right hand man over the Persian Empire. Mordecai, a servant at the king’s gate and a follower of God, refused to bow down and pay Haman respect like the other servants so he wouldn’t dishonor God. Haman grew angry at this perceived disrespect – so…

Fleeing from Temptation

February 27, 2017 Joseph found himself in dire straits. His own brothers had sold him into slavery, whereupon he was immediately carted off to Egypt to work for his new employer, Potiphar. He may have felt alone in a new culture and a new land where he didn’t know anyone, but he was not forgotten….