Remove the Mask I read a beautiful post this morning on a friend’s blog; a post from a woman who suffered a great depression due to many life-changes within a one-year period. It was a wide-open post – the writer left nothing out! She exposed herself! As I left a comment I found myself typing these… [Read More]
A Faith Blogger’s Disclaimer
This was not supposed to be today’s post. I’ve had Wednesday’s, May 24th post penciled in my planner for three weeks. It’s a hard one to write and I know I’m supposed to write it because it was confirmed, first-hand, at the Dollar General this past Saturday morning. However, the Spirit of God dropped this… [Read More]
can we talk?
Last week a tragic, senseless, murderous crime was committed in a Charleston, SC church. Believers were gathered for Bible study and prayer when nine were gunned down and killed. How do we even begin to process such a crime? As Christians our first response, after perhaps a few, “Why Lord, why?” should be to bow… [Read More]
When I close my eyes or stare out the window on this snowy day, I see them. Orange jumpsuits kneeling on the shore. Black-masked men standing behind them. I see beautiful faces of sons, brothers, fathers, husbands, boyfriends, uncles, cousins, nephews. And, each one reflects that one word Holy Spirit whispered to me many years… [Read More]
There’s been a lot of talk about being brave. In fact, Annie Downs just released a book called Let’s All Be Brave: Living Life With Everything You Have. This past week I was at my daughter’s – she had surgery on the 19th and I was blessed to be able to go and run the household… [Read More]
This post is for me. But, as they say, if the shoe fits… Do you ever feel like the world’s biggest hypocrite? I confess, I do. Do I really believe… that God can heal chronic pain and illness? that God can restore broken marriages? that God can quiet the wind? that God can save… [Read More]