Category: General

Finding the Lines

Lines have been on my mind again lately. Cross the line. There are lines in everything, it seems. We often don’t know what they are until a line is crossed. For example, you have had a great working relationship with your boss of two years and then at a holiday party he greets you with…[View Article]

How will your life be summarized?

The brevity of life is on my mind this week for several reasons. I am participating in a bible study on this topic, I am remembering the death of my brother 35 years ago this month, and this week my friend Ron Pershall went home to be with Jesus at 6:45 p.m. October 20, while…[View Article]

Shut the door and pray

Last week my husband and I returned from an anniversary dinner to discover the top rack of clothes on his side of the closet collapsed. Almost everything had slid off and landed in a heap on the floor. Turns out, the racks had been adhered to the wall by screws into the dry wall, not…[View Article]

Are we brave enough to be a good wife?

I am in my second marriage. I was not a good wife in my first marriage. I was not walking with God and had not yet taken an assessment of my ability to love well, or to love like God loves. Proverbs 31:10-31 are probably the most famous verses about what it means to be…[View Article]

Will I ever learn?

Last week I considered the danger of editing God’s plans and still calling it obedience HERE. I have been paying keen attention to my propensity to talk myself out of doing exactly what God asks. I am saddened by how often I have done this, and am stilling doing so. This past week I donned…[View Article]