A crown of beauty

“Don’t be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes. You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God.” 1 Peter 3:3-4 My daughters and I were watching television the other day…

The terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

I should have known last night as I begged my head to stop hurting so I could sleep that the morning might not be much better. But I'm an optimist with great faith and so I believed that I would wake up to a better day. I didn't. I woke up at 3:00 AM and…