The faithful among us… the strong, the stout-hearted – how I admire and envy their stolidity, their strength, their unwavering belief in the face of the worst situations, the most devastating diagnoses, the most painful abandonments. You know somebody like this, I’m sure – someone who, no matter what happens, their immediate response is, “Yes,… Continue reading If We’re Honest
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 Just… Shut Up.
I could see the tears welling up in her eyes as I scolded her: “How many times have I told you not to do that?? We go through this every day! Over and over, I ask you not to do this, yet the behavior continues, and you get in trouble, every time! When are you… Continue reading When Your Heart is Weary, But You Still Have to Forgive
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 Be Careful – You Might Get Dirty