The Emperor’s Tight Clothes

We all know the story of the Emperor who gets a new set of clothes. In the story, nobody was brave enough to tell the emperor that his clothes were not, well, there. Finally, one little boy stood up and said what everyone else was thinking. Today I am that little boy. It happened this morning as it has uncountable times before. While perusing Facebook this morning I saw a picture of a woman who attempts to dress modestly. Her skirts are all long, her blouses have long enough sleeves. There was no plunging neckline. But I could tell immediately that she wears D cup bra because of the tightness of her shirt. This is not modest! I think a…

Losing Your Marbles, One Week At A Time

My husband has this jar of marbles in his office. About 15 years ago I put it together for him. Not only is it pretty and decorative, but it serves a purpose, too. You see, there is a marble in there for every week until he hits his 75th birthday. Every week he takes out a marble, holds it for a moment and thinks about how he “spent” the last week. Then he puts the marble somewhere else. When he hits 75 and runs out of marbles, (hopefully without losing his marbles, lol) he’ll begin putting one back each week and thinking about the blessing of an extra week and what he did with that blessed gift. The vase isn’t…