Yearly Archives: 2015

We Are Born Where?
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We Are Born Where?

This is such a crazy and wonderful thought. My mind is whirling at the application of it. [Tweet “‘We are born between feces and urine.’ – Saint Augustine”] “The glory of the human condition is that we are made in the image of God. And yet in his ingenious and bewildering design, God saw fit […]

I Believe There Are Good Men
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I Believe There Are Good Men

I know lots of really great women. Women who are worthy of a love for a lifetime and are making the right decisions to have that. But I don’t know enough worthy men to set them up with. I’m on their teams and I believe in them so much that I wish I could introduce […]

Merry Christmas from Botswana
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Merry Christmas from Botswana

Warm Christmas Greetings from Botswana! We don’t often get a good family picture, but while on a camping trip with some friends we had the chance to stop and get one. Isaac was feeling like such a big boy standing like this on our friends truck. It’s been well over 100 degrees the past few […]

My God is Breath
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My God is Breath

Our description of God comes in a variety of adjectives. We need a variety of adjectives for any attempt to use words to wrap around God who is bigger than words. God is our rock. God is our strength. Emmanuel, God is with us. God is our refuge. God is our place of safety. I […]

15 Questions (and maybe some answers), Part 2 of 15
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15 Questions (and maybe some answers), Part 2 of 15

Question #2 Have we lost the authenticity of worship and are we now just creating “music”? After 20 years at my church in Manassas, Virginia, I took a three-month sabbatical this past summer. During that time I visited many churches in the Washington DC area and had a chance to see and experience many different […]

First Date Jitters Are Good
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First Date Jitters Are Good

If I hear one more time that “I felt so comfortable on this first date…I didn’t have any anxiety at all…” Then I’m going to tell you that you just dated the same type of man or woman you’ve always dated. And since you are still dating and still dating the same type of person, […]

Vulnerability in the form of a bathing suit
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Vulnerability in the form of a bathing suit

For as long as I can remember, I have hated bathing suits.  I’ve never had a “bathing suit body”.  I’ve never worn (nor do I desire to) a bikini.  I was the girl who cringed every time I found out that we were going to a water park for class trips. I would try on […]

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