Thunder rolled in the distance. Lightning streaked the sky. A forked bolt touched the ground and lit the horizon for a moment. Eric marked the distance and pulled the collar of his duster up around his neck. Cold drops reached between his Stetson and collar to prick his neck. Was that it? There was something … Continue reading A Dark and Stormy Night
Compassion Fatigue. It's the new phrase du jour. No, it's not a new condition, but we're tossing it around like 45 with paper towels. Every day we're bombarded with needs. From our own day-to-day stress to the news telling us the world is burning to the ground. In response, we've dug up the phrase of … Continue reading Compassion Fatigue v. Apathy v. Overwhelmed
https://youtu.be/6QvX4CwSmwY I have to tell you something, I'm a pretty selfish person. Always have been. I know what you're thinking. You can see this coming from a mile away. I'm going to say that I was/am selfish, but that Jesus changed me. You're right. I am. There's still a lot to change, though. I'm still … Continue reading Will Compassion Make a Difference, or Are We Too Far Gone?
It's International Women's Day. 1 Day in the midst of 1 month where the majority of us actually agree on - or at least pay lip service to - equality. I don't think this quite cuts it. Equality is an everyday event. Every day. Every hour. Every minute. Women. Men. Black. White. Asian. Native American. … Continue reading Compassion Wednesday: International Women’s Day
https://youtu.be/44l9PRI4c2M I had planned on writing a different post today. Something about compassion, something about making a difference, but different. And then I saw this video. I've heard the song, many times on the radio. I like it. Love it when my kids sing with all their hearts during he chorus. But, this video. … Continue reading Compassion Wednesday: Because We Need Love to Break Through