The Twists and Turns of Running a Race

Sometimes our best laid plans don’t turn out the way we envision.  As you’ll remember, my husband heeded the call to run for mayor.  Well, it may have been the shortest race in history — all of two weeks.  While the campaign race never officially started,...

Thoughts of a Recovering Pharisee

My husband and I have been on an ecumenical journey recently.  As we visit various churches in our hometown I am struck with how many things, as Christ’s Church, we share, as opposed to our differences.  As I was listening to this week’s sermon, I made...

Heeding the Call

My husband and I are founding members of Christians in Public Service, Inc., a faith-based ministry to support, encourage, and equip public servants.  A few weeks ago we heard Dr. Jim Denison, President of Denison Forum on Truth and Culture, speak about the issues...

Retirement … Really?

I announced several months ago my intention to retire the end of 2014.  Now here we are, 330 days; 10 months and 27 days; 7,920 hours; 475,200 minutes; or 28,512,000 seconds away from what? Most people think of retirement in terms of sleeping late, long vacations,...

A Bittersweet Moment

The last several week have been a blur of Sanctity of Life activities.  From a pro-life rally, to a March for Life, two engagements at colleges, four women’s programs, one radio show, traveling all over the DFW Metroplex.  Whew, what a whirlwind!  But the memory that...