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Great Debates and Moral Dilemmas

GREAT DEBATES AND MORAL DILEMMAS   By   Vicki Hinze     They’re everywhere and on everything—great debates and moral dilemmas.  I expected to run into a few when I tackled human trafficking in DEADLY TIES, [...]

WARNING: LIFE-DEFINING MOMENT AHEAD

  WARNING: LIFE-DEFINING MOMENT AHEAD By Vicki Hinze     Moments define our lives. And often they don’t roar in like lions, they whisper or creep. Seep into our awareness, settle onto our skin, then skin down to the marrow [...]

We Will Never Forget

15th Anniversary of September 11, 2001 When our nation was attacked on September 11, 2001, we pledged to never forget. On this, the fifteenth anniversary of that attack, we again honor the fallen, the injured, the heroes, those left behind. [...]

Every Move You Make

  Every Move You Make   By   Vicki Hinze     In a free and civil society, people can hold any opinion they choose, voice it or not, and agree to disagree with others. At least, those have been the hallmarks of acceptable [...]

Stealing Joy: When Others Feed on Hurting You

STEALING JOY WHEN OTHERS FEED ON HURTING YOU by Vicki Hinze Listen to the Audio We all have our soft underbelly; the one we avoid confrontation with whenever possible.  We’ve been there before, and we know how much it hurts. Whether [...]

Chance and the Extraordinary Life

  Chance and the Extraordinary Life   By   Vicki Hinze     We all want a chance.  Whether it is to do something we really want to do, or it’s to not do something we oppose doing.  We don’t always [...]

Friendship Breakups

FRIENDSHIP BREAKUPS By Vicki Hinze   Friendship is a gift.  Having someone in your inner circle to talk with, share things with—to be a cheerleader for, and to have cheering for you—is a blessing.  Friends remind [...]

It’s Always Something

  IT’S ALWAYS SOMETHING   By   Vicki Hinze     Well over a month ago, I visited a blog. A popup window informed me that a virus was attached to the article and my computer refused to go there.  Thank goodness [...]

Want or Need to Win? Lessons from the Ten-Cent Maid

  Want or Need to Win? Lessons from the Ten-Cent Maid   By   Vicki Hinze     Many years ago in school, there was a contest for the homecoming court. Everyone was to sell votes for a dime. This was one of the school’s [...]

The Weary Season

The Weary Season   By   Vicki Hinze     We have the seasons—Summer, Winter, Fall and Spring—but we have other kinds of seasons, too.  Ones that are joyful and ones that sorrowful. Ones that try our souls [...]