This is hospital food?

I didn’t realize how much competition was heating up between hospitals in Raleigh until I got the Room Service Menu my first day here. What I remembered about hospital food was an orderly who came in the evening and let you choose from a few bland options...

3 Reasons You Can Be Thankful During Bad Times

In a season of thanksgiving, am I the only one who finds it hard to be thankful for all things? Of course, I have plenty for which I am thankful. Some are big things – my salvation through Christ, my family, my calling, my colleagues, and food on my plate at mealtime....

Do You Know Where Your Food Comes From?

Not long ago, I had to make a hurried trip to Atlanta and back. As I traveled, I noticed the restaurants and fast-food joints, or signs for them, which line our interstate highways. Applebee’s, Arby’s, Burger King, Chick-fil-A, Chili’s,...

Making Sure Our Gratitude Has the Right Attitude

Gratitude is surely among the precious few, truly renewable energy sources available to the human creature. The hearts of both giver and receiver grow larger in the process. Saying thanks, especially beyond the demands of simple etiquette, is among the most available...

How Can You Be Kinder? Here Are 30 Ways

In this time of so much turmoil and uncertainty, most people aren’t losing their minds, killing strangers or giving up. Instead, they are hunkered down, pulling together, depending on one another and finding their own solutions to the times.  So I thought of a...