Ann Carole Tremain Smith
- The views expressed here are solely my own, are a work in process, will change over time, & don't necessarily reflect views of any specific person (husband, family, friends) or entity (employer, church, school) associated with me.
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Category Archives: Peace & Politics
I’m no longer outraged by Trump. Rather I’m consistently outraged and disillusioned with all those who continue to overlook, excuse, ignore, and enable all he is doing to undermine our republic. I’ve always been a political moderate, and I have … Continue reading
Gotta love the Black Eyed Peas. I sure wish this resonated with more people. Whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh! Whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh! Whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh! Oh-whoa-oh! One Tri, One Tri, One tribe, one time, one planet, one race Its all one blood, don’t care about your face The … Continue reading
Some things regarding politics and Christianity seem so obvious to me. Such as, hateful and mean rhetoric is not something Jesus espoused, yet it permeates political speech. Or, how does ‘love your neighbor as yourself’ not translate into a generosity … Continue reading
Our precious pastor, Johnny Kurchina, wears a clerical collar (Paw Paw did as well, from time to time) and really knows his African Anglican ‘stuff.’ He studied theology in England, but most importantly he knows how to keep the main … Continue reading
That you realize it’s ALL about love. That you realize amazing peace that passes all understanding. That you realize joy unspeakable. Let Him tear death from your life. To live in freedom. To live in love. To live in peace. … Continue reading
Notes from: Blessed are the Peacemakers by beloved W.Berry Christ told us how to survive when He answered the question, Who is my neighbor? In the book of Luke He tells the story of the Samaritan who cared … Continue reading
My son said to me a couple of weeks ago that if he was not already a Christian he would probably not want anything to do with it based on so many ‘Christian’ posts on Facebook. As a parent you … Continue reading
Throughout the years we have been truly blessed by so many young adult spiritual mentors for our kids. I know I have said that before, but it bears repeating. I do not know where we would be without their support … Continue reading
The irony was not lost on us – at our new church, Christ Church Vienna, we worship in an elementary school. As our pastor prayed a beautiful prayer this morning specifically about the recent tragedy in Connecticut you could hear … Continue reading
A Life Greatly Missed – Paw Paw On the 4 year anniversary of Paw Paw’s escape to heaven– It’s been 4 years to the day since we’ve had the amazing blessing of Paw Paw being a phone call away. Sometimes … Continue reading