RUCKs and REMFs

My church teams up with Room at the Inn (RATI) and many other churches in the Charlotte area to provide winter shelter for homeless men, women and children.  My family has been involved in this effort for years.  We typically help prepare the food, bring in clothes/blankets, clean the area, etc.  These are all essential and vital aspects of the ministry, but in military …

The Practice Of Self-Control

  [three_fifth_last][/three_fifth_last] Self-control is the ability to control the expression of our emotions and desires under stress Fear, envy and rage are emotions. They come upon us unbidden, both because we are human and weak but also from our hard-wired instinct to survive. Self-control is not the absence of emotion, but the ability to control …