Category Archives: Snapshots of rashionalthoughts.com

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

How we define ourselves

  No excuses, no whining — Coach Tony Bennett of the University of Virginia Cavaliers calmly and respectfully gave props to the UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) team and coach for taking care of business. “We got thoroughly out … Continue reading

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Review, reboot, recenter

Search the hashtag #resolutionfail and you may break one of your resolutions if it is to spend less time on social media. The never-ending list of entertaining tweets consumed an hour of my — eh hem — research time. For … Continue reading

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Peace amid the sparkling lights

May you truly experience peace, hope and love from the One who is Peace, Hope and Love on this Christmas Day and every day … “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever … Continue reading

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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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