My heart broke this week as I watched the coverage of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report and heard this on CNN: And whenever she hears the word “God,” Carolyn said, flashbacks of abuse keep coming back. “The word ‘God’ makes me think of him [her abuser],” she said. “I just feel like my whole life [...]
When we play it safe in our walks with God we miss out on the thrill and freedom that comes from a bold, triple-dog-dare kind of faith
On the journey of life God's Spirit is both our navigation system and our source of safety.
It's important that we put a name and a face when relating to God.
Today is Mother's Day; it's the day we celebrate, remember, thank and love our mothers, mother-in-laws, aunts, grandmothers and the other women who helped shape who we are and who we are becoming. From Biblical times through today God consistently uses women to lead His children home. So today's post is offered in gratitude for the gifts [...]
Jesus invites us to cross over from death to life. Whatever it is you struggle with, addiction, disease, depression of other afflictions of this fallen world, the path to life is as simple as taking the single step to follow Jesus.
“Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone." Mark 10: 18 I've always found Jesus' response to the rich young ruler to be a bit troubling. Jesus wasn't good? Then what chance have I got? If I'm being truthful I like to think of myself as pretty good, a B+ [...]
Having your children home for the holidays is an earthly analogy for God's desire to reconcile all to Himself.
In the classic movie, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," Toula Portokalos says to her mother, "Ma, Dad is so stubborn. What he says goes. Ah, the man is the head of the house." Her mother responds,"Let me tell you something, Toula. The man is the head, but the woman is the neck. And she can [...]
There is overlooked satisfaction to be found in fulfilling the domestic roles of wife and mother, even when paired with career and vocations outside the home.