So it’s Saturday morning and your 7th grade daughter comes running in your room and says, “Mom/Dad, Brian just called and asked me to go to the show this afternoon. P-L-E-A-S-E! Can I go?” You’re caught off guard and you pause momentarily to consider the question – to which your daughter interjects, “All my friends get to go to the show with their boyfriends. . . Oh...
Author: Marilyn Morris
Sitting on a friend’s porch watching a cloud-lit sunset is hardly the image you may have of how a savage rape occurs. But that’s my story. As I waited for my friend Sally to return home, a strange man approached me. I said, “I’m sorry, Sally and her Mom are not home right now.” Immediately the rapist put a gun to my head, brutally dragged me by the arm into the alley and...
Author: Lany D.
I was on a flight from San Diego to Dallas. I’m a million-miler with American Airlines so I usually request, and get, an aisle seat, but on this flight, I was sitting in the middle seat between two “architecturally enhanced” individuals. Inwardly, I started to complain. Then I remembered a thought I had read in Karl Albrecht’s book, Social Intelligence —“Think about the...
Author: Don McMinn
The art of "letting go" is the discipline of learning to release the hold of bitterness, confess the hurts you have inflicted upon others, and mourn the hurts that you have received to find healing.
Speaker: Roger Barrier, Julie Barrier