The Wizard of Oz Hollywood classic is about uncovering what you already have. It’s about accepting who you are, finding your strength inside of you, and realizing that you don’t need to travel ...

We admire well-tended lawns with beds of flowers and shady arbors. We appreciate the clipped shrubs and enjoy the cool shade. How fortunate to have a green thumb, we exclaim, giving credit for all ...

Sports are a good venue for learning about living a good life. You may be thinking of the lessons of fair play and good sportsmanship, and there’s no question sports can teach those. They are ...

Traveling by the seat of our pants is a foolhardy venture. Every corner, every intersection, every opportunity to veer to one side or the other is a fresh misdirection waiting to happen. Our ...

Opinions are ours by right. We don’t have to prove them. They are not facts. We can claim any opinion we want, and no one can argue we’re wrong. There are some opinions that are like rotten ...

Several years ago, singer Lionel Richie crooned a sultry ballad that included the words, “Once, twice, three times a lady.” The Shadows, Isaac Hayes, and Johnny Mathis performed the song in ...

Everyone has a lazy bone. You know what I mean, that occasional desire to sleep in, or the Saturday afternoon we look at the yard and say, “Not today. The grass isn’t that long.” Sometimes ...

What’s so great about being honest? Take politics, for example. You already know what I mean. Who can be a good politician if they have to tell the truth all the time? Then there’s the ...

Before we go any further, we need to understand what a custom really is. First, it’s an action that is traditional and widely accepted. Second, it is specific to a certain society, place, or ...

Good, better, best. That’s a shopping mantra. How much to you want to spend? Your cash outlay determines the quality of the product you receive. Go for the cheap, and you get a poor product. ...

Arrogance is outside the will of God. In fact, we are rewarded for curbing our out-sized sense of worth. Here are 11 Reasons to Keep Your Ego in Check from the Word of  God. Reason No. ...

Choosing what to wear each day is a choice. We all get to make it. For business, perhaps a suit. Jeans to work in the yard, and a swimsuit for a day at the beach. To wear the wrong thing sends a ...

We live in a rush. The soccer game is at six, we have church at seven, and we want to catch the news at ten. In between, we need to find time for dinner, pick up the cupcakes from the bakery, and ...
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