Tag Archive | perspective

Narrowed or Broadened?

Narrowed or Broadened?

“Travel broadens the mind.” It’s a quote that has entered our world more or less as a truism. But is it? Theologian Malcolm Muggeridge has a quote stating the opposite, “travel, of course, narrows the mind.” When looking up these quotes, I came across articles and message boards espousing both. My experience. Both are true. […]

Perspective

Perspective

I’m reading a book right now–well, actually I’m in the middle of about four books, but this particular one is called 30,000 Teachers, by Faith Fitt. It’s a true story about a woman who, after a difficult break-up, moves to China as a teacher and to share the love of God. The story is fun […]

Outlook and Little Things

Outlook and Little Things

It’s the little things in life that get you, I assure you. They build up over time gradually, stressing me out until I feel ready to explode, unless I let it out along the way. Funny thing is, the same goes for the good things, especially if I notice them. More and more it seems […]

To Me, All Pickles Are Sweet

Recently, I spied a vat of pickled okra on a co-worker’s desk. Sam’s Club special. You can imagine the size. This may be a surprise to you, but I am not familiar with okra. I know what it looks like, and I ate a bit of fried okra once at a buffet, but that people […]

THE STORY

What about getting published is so important to the Christian writer? Is it the money? I hope not. Is it the fame? Again, I hope not. If it is not these things that drive us to submit to countless rejections and hours of worry, what is it? THE STORY