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  • Trying to Tone Down Jesus

    I gave Him the once over. Me:     “Okay, fine. You can come with me when I meet these people for dinner but you need to wear clothes designed in this century – something simple like jeans and a T-shirt. And, I don’t know, can you handle a hat?” J:         “What’s wrong with what I’m wearing?” Me:     …[ read more ]

  • Act NOW! This is Not a Drill.

    All the best illusionists know it’s vital to divert the crowd’s attention – to distract, disconcert, obfuscate, lead astray. When attempting to determine a magician’s trick, the real trick is not to look where he is directing your attention. All grifters, cons, scammers, and frauds work on a similar platform. Flash engaging smile at the …[ read more ]

  • Discovering Freedom in All the Things You’re Not

    Do you ever lose track of who you are? It’s so easy to do. Pressure at work. Ministry demands. Family obligations. Creative urges. Financial concerns. And with summer here, we often connect with others who haven’t updated their vision of us in a long time, creating a whole new layer of dynamics. It takes some …[ read more ]

  • Do You Ever Act Like Adam?

    Did you ever act like Adam? Find yourself hiding like great-grandma Eve? Probably not. Maybe I’m the only one. Recently, I felt like something for five minutes. You know, I felt my potential. Glimpsed my worth. Then, I read another woman’s blog and it was brilliant. God’s going to use her, not me. That was …[ read more ]

  • All the Broken Fathers

    All the broken fathers who fell short of what we needed and all the faltering mothers who chose their own needs over ours, they follow us, long after we’ve moved past them, into adulthood, into our own parenting, into our relationship with God. It is the first failing we own, our inability to heal our …[ read more ]