Culture

November 17 2014

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He starts to talk.  He tells his side of things.  I take deep prayer breaths for the 25th time at least.  Inhaling, "Abba," exhaling, "I belong to you."  There were only 8 present in the …

Church

November 14 2014

Chick-Lit Church

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Girl could write a love story, and I was desperate for love. It wasn't so much the boy-girl variety that I longed for--I already had that--a dreamy college boy who would eventually become my husband. No, …

Culture

November 14 2014

Of Wisdom and Women

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Reading through Proverbs lately I noticed, as if for the first time, the preponderance of women. They are everywhere among the words of wisdom. There is Lady Wisdom, the great personification, and the lesser Folly. …

to the day when they sing again.

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“It’s like a bad dream that won’t stop. I wake up, and I’m still sad.”   I wonder then if I’ll lose her. Ten years from now, will she still be locked into a bad dream?   Her head weighed …

Why He’s Dating Her Instead of You

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Admit it--you've wondered. And not because you have anything against her. She's great. Even you like her. But you can't help but ask, regarding the pile-up of guys waiting like 5pm traffic at a freeway …

Church

November 12 2014

When Pastors Fail

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I’m not new to stories of pastors who fail massively, publicly, sexually. Those of us who have been in the church long enough know the pain of watching a leader we love crash into the …

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