By Sylvia Peterson
This week I encountered another situation where I struggled to know what to say. When there is a pattern developing, I pay attention. God is usually making a point.
The death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant really seemed to impact a lot of people around the world. Many in our own community expressed grief and shock. It can be alarming when tragedies like this strike.
“The eye cannot say to the hand, ‘I have no need of you,’ nor again the head to the feet, ‘I have no need of you.’ On the contrary, the parts of the body that seem to be weaker are indispensable.” – 1 Corinthians 12:21-22
My husband amazed me this morning. He got up at 6 a.m. and made pannkakor, authentic Swedish pancakes for my breakfast. First, it isn’t my birthday or our anniversary or any other special day that I can think of. Second, I didn’t know he could cook. (Beyond his holiday almond Roca, of course.)
As they called for inclement weather, many of us prepared for it. People stocked up on food and water. Some bought generators, while others simply fueled and tested theirs. A few of us ensured we had plenty of flashlights and batteries. Some even thought of charging portable chargers and oth…
When my husband and I were married, our first oath was to love and honor each other. The second was a promise that since I was marrying an engineer, from that moment forward for me “there would be no math.” My hope was that between God, my husband and my handy-dandy pocket calculator, I woul…
Some of us have fat-thumbing mad-skills. For those who don’t understand, this is about smartphone usage. It means some of us who communicate on our smartphones foul things up as we type on these tiny screens with our thumbs, misspelling and more.