What’s in your DNA?

What’s in your DNA?

Our oldest daughter will graduate high school this spring and head to college in the fall. Before this auspicious occasion, she and I are hunting down scholarship money. Thankfully, it is not elusive prey or an endangered species.  Parents can be encouraged by...
A Pioneering Spirit

A Pioneering Spirit

Sometimes, statistics can be mind-numbingly negative—think of the U.S. budget deficit. As best as I can tell, the U.S. federal budget deficit for FY 2019 is projected to be $985 billion. (FY 2019 covers October 1, 2018, through September 30, 2019.)...
What’s the Word

What’s the Word

Words mean things. At least they’re supposed to. Take for example Jesus’ teaching in Matthew chapter 5. This is the chapter which contains “the Beatitudes,” the well-known, pithy sayings of Christ which begin his famous Sermon on the Mount: “Blessed are the …. .” The...
Trash or Treasure?

Trash or Treasure?

Serious question for you: how do you keep your house clean?  Are you able to afford a cleaning service? If you have kids, do they help? (Ha Ha Ha). Do you split the chores with your spouse or do you find yourself basically doing most of it?  Heck, maybe you enjoy it;...