Category Archives: Snapshots of rashionalthoughts.com

Thoughts unique to this blog, not appearing in The Alabama Baptist or in other publications.

A model in ‘finishing well’

My dear friends marked their daughter’s 44th birthday on Saturday, the way they’ve faced it for nearly 20 years — with sweet memories, thoughts of what might have been, a desire to share special moments with her and a deep slice of … Continue reading

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Jen Jen and Jay Jay’s year in review with a few seasonal selfies

Just for fun — Jen Jen and Jay Jay — February 2016 through February 2017

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IMB’s Platt apologizes to Southern Baptists

Read story under Latest News at http://www.thealabamabaptist.org David Platt, IMB president, speaks with Will Hall, editor of Louisiana’s Baptist Message, after giving a report to Baptist editors in Ontario, California, Feb. 15. (BP photo)  

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Polishing the rough spots

The distance and coldness slapped me in the face. I knew my friend had a lot on her mind so I didn’t worry about it — at first. When it happened again, I asked if she was OK because she … Continue reading

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What I Am Reading

In His Place: A Modern-Day Challenge in the Tradition of Charles Sheldon’s Classic “In His Steps” by Harry C. Griffith  I wasn’t sure what to expect from a novel built around incarnating Christ in our everyday lives, but once I … Continue reading

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Reflecting on marriage

Jason and I mark 19 years of marriage tomorrow (July 12). I remember poring through so many books and articles on marriage that first year and trying to do everything exactly right to have the perfect marriage. What I didn’t … Continue reading

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The difference a toy can make

I know you will want one as soon as you hear about it, but there is only one that exists and it was sweet Belle’s doll. We aren’t sure where she got it but one day as she played with … Continue reading

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