Tag Archives: character

Finding my place in the family of things

National Poetry Month, Day 28  //  In my twenties, newly out of college and on my own, starting a new career, finding my way in the world, I had learned that I had to be good, very good, if I were to amount to anything in life. My parents, particularly my father, had taught me […]

Another test

If Satan had worked smarter instead of harder, he might have won Jesus over (see Matthew 4:1-11). One day, one brief moment, and one modest, well-placed temptation might have done the trick. Instead, he may have overplayed his hand and in forty days of fruitless effort squandered what might have been his best opportunity. Temptation […]