CRT vs The Golden Rule

                            [Please click on the blog title to read full article]                                                                      By Adele M. Gill   |   Silver Lining Ministries                                                                     https://www.theinspirationcafeblog.net “Do unto others whatever you would have them do to you…” Matthew 7:12   Certainly most of us have at some time or another heard their mother say The Golden Rule: “Do unto others whatever you would have them do to you…” In my youth I always thought my mother made this saying up to settle disputes between my siblings and me. However, in reality, it is actually an important Bible scripture verse in the words of Jesus Christ himself. Though easier said than done, this timeless approach, written some 2000 years ago, is key to dealing fairly with others, especially where Critical Race Theory is concerned.   When we treat others as we would want them to treat us (friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, aquaintenences–even our enemies), we bring all involved to higher ground—both them, and us. In the most practical terms, following The Golden Rule may mean giving the other person the bigger piece of the pie; being kind, offering a smile or an encouraging word; reaching out...

Be Prepared

By Adele M. Gill   |   Silver Lining Ministries [Please click on blog title to read full article.] This past week, my brother Hank, and sister Beth, surprised me with an emergency weather radio for my birthday, so I would be prepared for any weather event that comes along. What a great gift! Recently, when we had a tornado come through very close to our area, Beth called from Columbia, MD to tell us she had just heard about it on her emergency radio, and strongly suggested that we go to the basement for cover, which we did though it went around us. The weather channel had indicated that the area where we live was right in the path of the tornado. Over the past 8 years, we have also experienced a micro-burst tornado in our back yard that took the tops of tall trees off, and threw live powerlines across our driveway; another time, our house was directly hit by lightning during another weather event. Though no one was hurt by any of these weather calamities, each one really made us feel grateful to God for His protection, as any one of them had the potential to be devastating. Though unexpected, each natural occurrence reminded me that we all need to be prepared for any event that comes along in life. Most of all, each event served as reminders to Phil and me of what is most important…And we are acutely aware of how vital it is to be prepared in every way: physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually…    “So too, you also must be prepared, for at an...