Respectfully Yours

Respect - a high or special regard Love -  strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties (from Webster.com) I've always heard these two phrases in association with respect: You have to give respect to get respect. Respect your elders. You have to give respect to get respect. Can I break this down [...]

Faith | My Journey Through the Book of Mark

I can openly and honestly admit it's been a while since I've read through the gospels. The last time was in 2015 when I read through the whole bible. But I haven't done a gospel book study in years, nonetheless really studied the book of Mark. My husband's favorite gospel. I didn't really know what [...]

Tolerance

Tolerance- noun; a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whoseopinions, beliefs, practices, racial or ethnic origins, etc., differ fromone's own; freedom from bigotry. In light of the events happening today, I offer this perspective on tolerance in 2017 and beyond. I read Wild and Free from Jess Connolly & Hayley Morgan last year (HERE) and chapter 9 is quiet literally the bees knees. I would read a whole book devoted to the topics that Jess brings up. [...]

Photographs of Christmas Past -Clarke Family Style

This is the 1st Christmas Card Photo we took, in 2008. We had just moved to Waco for Hubby to begin his Seminary degree. This was our 2nd Christmas, the 1st was in Nacogdoches and I don't think we took a photo that year. If we did I don't have it. Christmas 2009, still living [...]