I think that I am turning into one - a Grumpy Old Woman I mean. I have a hard-heart. Every now and again an inspirational email finds its way into my inbox. I am sure I am supposed to be uplifted by them and take the message with me during the day. (If they have a Bible verse on them I will take that and ponder on it during my day.) I have to admit that some of the most heart-wrenching stories make me laugh. You know the ones that are send around purporting to be a true story about some heroic man, woman, child or even animal. Often my first response is to go to Snopes to check the veracity of the
I am female - I should feel my eyes filling up whilst reading this stuff but I don't. I am a Cynic or in Christian cycles I could say that I have the gift of Discernment. The latter sounds so much better but then I am not sure if there is much difference between the two really; just that the gift of Cynicism doesn't have quite the same ring.