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  • Just Do It!

    I was speaking with a woman in the fitness room about a weight loss/exercise plan she’d decided to follow. “I heard about it last year and it seemed very effective so I decided to do it. I went right out and bought the book.” She remarked. “That’s great. How’s it going?” “Well, so far, not …[ read more ]

  • Marriage and Ballroom Dancing

    Marriage is a tough gig. My husband may be dying and there are still days that I’d like to kill him. What’s up with that? We were watching a silly wedding movie on TV with our sixteen- year-old recently. One character has a revelation about his relationship and exclaims “I would rather spend my life …[ read more ]

  • The Doldrums of Drudgery

    Some days are full of meaningful exchanges. My daughter and I connect over her schoolwork. My husband and I are in sync. I’m able to affect someone’s healthy lifestyle choice at work. Heaven feels so close during prayer it’s as though He beamed me up for an hour. Other days, all I do is kill …[ read more ]

  • A Peculiar People

    The man asked me what kind of writing I do. “Christian writing.” I replied. “Oh.” He answered with a tinge of disappointment. “Do you ever write for normal people?” And I could hear God laugh. In the King James translation of 1 Peter 2:9, God says to us “But ye are a chosen generation, a …[ read more ]

  • Deep undercover

    When my daughter was very young she did not move at the same pace as I. She had her own rhythm and moving quickly had no place in it. This presented a daily challenge to my mothering skills. One day as I waited for her to slowly tie her own shoe laces so we could …[ read more ]