Sibling Rivalry
Jacksonville, Florida

Sibling Rivalry

I was in a store the other day and a young boy was crying because he wanted a candy bar, and his mother wouldn’t get him one. (It probably didn’t help that I grabbed a Snickers. What? I’m entitled. It’s not like I was going to eat it in front of the kid.) While he caterwauled, his sister sat there, not saying a word, watching him have a conniption fit. Eventually the mother asked him …

GOD HUGS
Jacksonville, Florida

GOD HUGS

There are different types of hugs people give. A child’s hug is unconditional. A friend’s hug tells you they care. A spouse’s hug is one of love. Almost any hug shows some sort of affection. Even the hug I give to my dog. Some days we just need to feel someone’s arms around us. We need to know that we are loved and cared for. That’s where a God hug comes in. Matthew 11:28 states: …

Blasted Resolutions
Jacksonville, Florida

Blasted Resolutions

The New Year is here. It’s a time for reflection on the past and looking forward to those wonderful resolutions of the future. The same ones we do for about four days, then wonder exactly how much Weight Watcher’s ice cream you can eat before you have to watch your weight. I realized I needed to make getting into shape one of my resolutions. I was getting ready for bed the other night and was …