Tag Archives: gossip

Resisting the Urge to Retaliate

My sister and I used to play a game that could get us into trouble. It’s called “I Hit You Last” and here’s how it’s played: While on the couch watching TV, one sibling hits the other on the arm or … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Personal Attacks

As a general rule, I abstain from reading the reports of attacks upon myself, wishing not to be provoked by that to which I can not properly offer an answer. Abraham Lincoln, April 11, 1865 *** [Today’s quote links yesterday’s … Continue reading

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A Sincere Wax Job

[From the archives.] Putting a Coat of Wax on False Etymologies Sometimes people can use these word origins to help us understand spiritual matters. Like you’ll be hearing a sermon and they tell you, “In Isaiah 7:14, the original Hebrew … Continue reading

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Celebrity Gossip – Jennifer Aniston, Ryan Seacrest, Jimmy Kimmel!

[From the archives.] *** Celebrity gossip is everywhere – supermarket checkout lines, radio talk shows, television programs devoted to nothing but the latest details of celebrities’ lives. Why do we do it? Is it to satisfy our voyeuristic tendencies, are … Continue reading

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Those Gossipy Godparents!

Word Study Lounge Welcome to my study lounge. Take a seat in an overstuffed worn leather chair, put your feet up on the coffee stained table in front of you (kicking your shoes off is optional), and join in our … Continue reading

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Celebrity Gossip!

Celebrity gossip is everywhere – supermarket checkout lines, radio talk shows, television programs devoted to nothing but the latest details of celebrities’ lives. Why do we do it? Is it to satisfy our voyeuristic tendencies, are we envious of their … Continue reading

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