Dude, Do You Even Work Out?

I had a difficult phone conversation with my husband yesterday.  He called to ask me some questions about the various repair projects we're having done to the house. Which was fine. But I realize now he was in a mood, so he made every part of the discussion much more difficult than it needed to... Continue Reading →

Sufficient Grace

I've been thinking about grace a lot lately. Coming to terms with my own sin in the past few weeks probably spurred this on.  And being sick and having nothing to do but think didn't hurt. At any rate, I was thinking about grace.  I think it doesn't get taught often enough from the pulpit.... Continue Reading →

Missing You

My mother looked at me today With sleep-blurred eyes and hair askew Still in her nightgown at 11:30 a.m. And waiting for someone to come turn off that awful movie on Turner Classic Movies with that one singer who just can't act Because she couldn't reach the remote (my Mom, not the singer) And didn't... Continue Reading →

Perhaps I Can Simply Love

I've spent this week separating feelings from truth. Because, as my counselor pointed out, while feelings can sometimes point us toward the truth of a situation, sometimes they are just feelings.  Sometimes they lag behind the truth that we have discovered in a situation, so while our minds understand it, our feelings are still operating... Continue Reading →

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