Category: Truth


Today, my sister and I were talking about how much we dislike New Year’s Eve. She more than I, but I find myself agreeing with her assessment of the last day of the year. We assign so much significance to attending the most spectacular soiree, picking the perfect outfit, and declaring how the next day will be the start of  “our year.” These efforts seem highly speculative and rooted in shallowness.  I know, I know. Pessimist much? Maybe the joyful…

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Believe it or not, the tone deaf woman writing this blog used to be a budding violinist. From 3rd to 8th grade, I played the violin for my school’s orchestra and I was actually pretty good at it. The highlights of my brief orchestral career include learning to play “Minuet 1,” “William Tell Overture,” and “Spring” from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. However, my crowning achievement was mastering “The First Noel.” Years later, while in college, I picked up my friend’s…

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“Humility’s a slippery prize That seldom can be won; We’re only humble in God’s eyes When serving like His Son.”