MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.

Is It Time To Stop Giving Gifts

November 21st, 2012 Viewed 1634 times, 1 so far today

Since when did a time that’s supposed to be full of joy become one of dread and obligation?  You know what I’m referring to—the fact that every year everyone wonders whom they must find a gift for, and whether they’ll get one in return.

I’m firmly in the camp where I do not believe that I have the right to tell someone that they should or should not get something for me—that I should give out of how I have been blessed and to be a blessing rather than what I will receive—but how does that balance with the fact that many people will take the fact that I gave them a gift as an obligation to give something back.

10 Questions for Christmas Conversation

January 8th, 2009 Viewed 2049 times, 3 so far today

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I know, the holidays are over.  Because of my schedule and the changes that are going on in my family’s life over the past month since I was told that I had to find new employment, I’ve been a pretty delinquent blogger.  That couldn’t stop me, however, from noticing this great post by Christa Taylor at Empowered Traditionalist, and from wanting to take part.

So, pardon my lateness.

You R Going 2 Die

December 16th, 2008 Viewed 2274 times

Alone amongst the dead header

So said the scrawling on the bathroom stall I found myself in Monday morning.  Now, I guess I could have taken it as a warning, and left immediately, but instead I found myself reflecting on the fact that we’re all mortal, and we all have a short time on Earth to make an impact.

MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.