Sitting here in the dark of my living room the early morning on Easter, Resurrection Sunday, with my infant son, I can’t help but think of Mary Magdalene and her friends as they surely were desperate for dawn to be able to properly prepare the body of Jesus, their beloved teacher and adored friend, for… Continue reading the stories about the women of Holy Week that you probably didn’t hear about this weekend.
Quietly I crept Into your room today While you napped peacefully With your PJ Masks blankie You love so much. I was a mom on a mission; Determined to put away A few pairs of socks That I was too busy to fold before. I knew exactly where I needed to go: The bottom drawer… Continue reading little boy toes. | a poem.
I listed to a beautiful testimony from a missionary today who is from eastern Africa. She grew up locally to me, in northeastern Ohio, but moved to Africa a few years ago with her husband and their three children. But now, her residence is IN Africa, and I just want to give a nod to… Continue reading mundane exists everywhere, and you don’t have to go anywhere to have an exotic life.
You know, one thing I think I’ve too long denied is my desire to empower women. I let A LOT get in the way of my personal security, and even let many people talk me out of this mission. I’ve had people tell me my desire to show women how beautiful they are was vain… Continue reading back on mission.
Recently, there's been some drama with evangelist, Clayton Jennings, and blogger/pastor JD Hall. If you don't know who either of these people are, don't worry about it. It's not worth looking into - it's just dumb, but I'll sum it up: an entitled and proud millennial evangelist is super mad about a conservative, judgmental blogger… Continue reading flipping the bird.
Dear Desiring God, John Piper, and anyone else that thinks only Christians can actually love, You're wrong. I used to really like Desiring God, and I used to really admire you, John Piper. And you're a brilliant guy, you really are. But sometimes, I think you take things a bit (or a lot) too far.… Continue reading an open letter to Desiring God, John Piper, and anyone else that thinks only Christians can love.
I used to carry this scripture in my order book when I worked in restaurants. It’s from a chapter in 1 Peter titled, ‘Living for God.’ It continues: Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 9 Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. 10 Each of you should… Continue reading living for God.