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Borrowed beauty: seeing beyond the surface

By Betty Slade PREVIEW Columnist I told my Sweet Al that I had an idea for my next article. It starts out, “She is covered with cracks and craters. Dark…

Strangers in our midst

The phone rang. I looked at my Sweet Al, he glanced at our son and our son stared at me. I said, “Someone get the phone. I hope it’s not…

When life catches up with the lyrics we sang

April Fool’s Day crept up on us and marked 59 years since my Sweet Al and I said, “Yes, I do.” What did I say yes to? Was it to…

Some sow, some reap

Some sow, some reap and some of us even weep. Looking back through my life, I’ve done all three. There have been times when I saw my actions as cultivating…

In the faith on a secret mission

In these present days of darkness, when sanctity of human life is hanging in the balance and godly morals are questioned, we shake our head and wonder, how did we…

Standing in the way of a life

“Give me back my life,” my 20-year-old son said to me. I remember the jolt I felt and thought, oh no. He might make a mess of his life. Talk…

Sharpen the ax and get out of your own way

Why is it that some writers write and some don’t? I often come across individuals that seem to have great ability. They certainly have a “want-to” attitude or at the…

The words written on the heart

It was the headline on every channel and in every newspaper. Amazing how a blue Chanel bag can reveal the character of a person. While on the train platform at…

What was in Grandma’s purse?

The conversation switched from weddings and funerals to purses at our Sunday evening family dinner. I flipped through a stack of 1986 wedding pictures that were sitting on the table.…

Recognizing His voice

A friend recently told me that she had never heard God’s voice. Her statement took me back. It seemed foreign to me. Over the years, I have learned to exercise…

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