Self-Discipline: A Matter of Grit and Grace

Self-discipline is a matter of grit and grace.

With an empty house, a clean kitchen, laundry on the line (and even a sleeping dog!), it was a perfect afternoon to study or write. Deadlines were looming. However . . . the sun was shining, bath towels flapped and danced on the clothesline outside, and suddenly, while there was plenty that needed doing, the… Continue reading Self-Discipline: A Matter of Grit and Grace

Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Fitness

The late Elisabeth Elliot used to rejoice whenever a Q and A session gave her the opportunity to address the topic of weight loss.  "Thank you for asking this question, for it seems that no one has the right to address the subject of weight," she would say.  "If you have never been overweight, then… Continue reading Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Fitness