If you know anything about The Lord of the Rings then you know who Frodo Baggins is, and if not, here's a quick synopsis: The plot of these movies is based on J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. The ring itself, having great power, is referred to as the one ring to rule … Continue reading As One: Our Debate About Frodo Baggins
As Andrew was drifting off to asleep one restful Sunday afternoon, he says to me, “I’m having some strange thoughts.” Me: “This is normal.” (Haha) Andrew: “You said to me, 'You have to call me Janet’ and I said, 'Why do I have to call you Janet?’ You said, 'Because it's my birth name’ and … Continue reading Cowboy Gospel?
[I thank my God…] I met Ronda on a Christian networking website called Xianz. I haven’t always clicked so easily with other females (perhaps it’s because I grew up with three brothers, and I never had any children of my own), but with Ronda our friendship came very naturally. She’s been a protective and concerned … Continue reading She Ain’t Pushy, She’s My Sister
[Love One another] When I met Chuck, "Theo the Bard" was his screen name. He was the first person, and the only person, to ever refer to me as Miss Tina. (I think it's a southern thing.) This is a memory that makes me smile to this day. Chuck is wonderful. If it weren't for … Continue reading Theo the Bard: Continuing Debt
[Love Mercy] I'm not a Catholic (I'm a Protestant), but I dated one just before I met Andrew. I like to think that God used him as a stepping stone, because it was while I was dating Richard that I began to consider what I believed. More on this can be found in Faith’s First Baby … Continue reading Love’s Second Name: Mercy
I received this email from my dad last night: "We spent this fantastic day on the porch (lanai) eating and sipping. What a pleasant day we had. We knew that something had made a nest under our shed, we thought it was a squirrel, but towards the end of the evening we found out we … Continue reading The Fetid Five
[Be devoted to each other like a loving family] I met Brother B on a Christian networking site called “Shout Life." I’m not exactly sure how long we’ve been corresponding, but it's been a good many years now. Some of our best conversations have been our theological discussions. He's also trusted me with so much about … Continue reading Shout Outs: Outdo one Another in Showing Honor