A Tribute to a Wonderful Man

A Tribute to a Wonderful Man

Ivan Richard Misner, Sr., truly was a wonderful man.   In 1989, I married his son, Ivan Richard Misner, II, and in 1993, I delivered his grandson, Ivan Richard Misner, III. Over the past 26 years I have spent as Mrs. Ivan Richard Misner, I grew to love the man I knew...
“Je suis Charlie”

“Je suis Charlie”

I watched the events of January 7th in my beloved Paris unfolding with heaviness in my heart. I simply do not understand a thought process that rationalizes committing such violence to avenge an insult to a prophet. It is so far removed from my ability to make sense...
Separation and Division Meet Love

Separation and Division Meet Love

I have been watching the progress of the so-called Islamic State (IS) with a heightened sense of awareness of how extremism in ANY religion can lead to extreme separation and division. Separation and division create a mind-set where it almost becomes not only okay,...
Seek Peace

Seek Peace

Sometimes when I am booked for radio shows, I am introduced as Theology Expert (or Bible Expert), Beth Misner. I have had multiple conversations with my husband, Ivan, about this, because it always makes me uncomfortable. Although I have two degrees in theology, I...
Treasure Your Loved Ones

Treasure Your Loved Ones

This is me with my dad — moments before a life-changing experience for our whole family. I flew to Texas on August 27th to be with my parents during a short out-patient procedure to repair a problem which had developed in my dad’s throat. Little did we...