Just… Shut Up.

My mouth. Ohhh, my mouth. When I was a little girl, my grandma taught me how to use a needle and thread; how I wish I could take a needle and thread and use it to sew up my own pie-hole. Yes, my very own open trap that doesn’t seem to know when to keep... Continue Reading →

I Never Knew You

Jesus told a story once.  It was about a woman, who we will call Ann. Ann was a typical Christian woman. She did what she was supposed to do, married, raised a family, went to church, sang in the choir, worked in the nursery, and gave one tenth of her family's income in the offering... Continue Reading →

The worst kind of sin

We all know it's wrong, even as we're doing it.  The silent looks, knowing nods of agreement, quiet snickers and eye-rolls. The exclusion of someone who isn't necessarily like us, isn't up to snuff in our estimation, or just does or says things that annoy us... when we silently devalue another and lead others in... Continue Reading →

Ever hear a song lyric that just strikes you?  Check this one out: There's a day that's drawing near, When this darkness breaks to light; And the shadows disappear, And my faith shall be my eyes. "My faith shall be my eyes..." what a powerful lyric - oh, that I would see with eyes of... Continue Reading →

Make Us ONE

Message to the body of Christ as a whole: please, be oh-so-careful about judging the hearts of others before you know their story. So much wounding takes place when we assume we know the thoughts and intentions of others and then knee-jerk react accordingly. There is so much division within the body because of our... Continue Reading →

The Church Has Left the Building

"For just as we have many members in one body and all the members do not have the same function, so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another." ~Romans 12:4-5 What is the body of Christ? It is the church UNIVERSAL. It is the collective grouping of... Continue Reading →

Be Careful – You Might Get Dirty

A post I shared recently on Facebook really offended some people, more because of the title than anything else. The title of the post, written by somebody else, was, "I Don't Want to Be a Christian Anymore." I have gotten some private questions, and let me clarify – I am not leaving the faith, and... Continue Reading →

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