Friday Reflection – On a Hymn and a Prayer

Dear friends, Wow! It’s been awhile! While my life is still super-ultra-mega busy, I’ve been busy working on my “word” for this year, which is discipline. One of the disciplines in which I had hoped to grow in 2019 was setting aside time to write, even if it was only a few moments, one day […]

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He Never Gave Us Any Stones (All of God’s Gifts are Good)

I wrote this in the first month or so after Alice’s diagnosis. Her family has traveled many miles, both figuratively and physically in the intervening months, but I know that this Christmas the words still ring true in their hearts—All of God’s gifts are good. Sometimes hard, but always, always good. I will share the […]

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This is Only a Test

I work at a university, and we’ve just had a test of our emergency alert system. Perhaps this should be a post about gun violence, mass killings, terror . . . but it’s not. It’s just me, writing a post about writing a post. This is only a test. (Or perhaps the ravings of a […]

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Don’t Fall Prey: Brief thoughts on Trump and #takeaknee

So, the blog has been pretty quiet. I just thought I’d pop in and share a few brief thoughts on the uproar over Sunday’s “take a knee” controversy. I posted these thoughts on my personal Facebook page, but they seem to be resonating with my friends on both sides of the political spectrum, so I […]

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What’s Holding You Back?

Previously published on the Revive Our Hearts True Woman blog, this post will give you a glimpse of how I moved from fear to joy as I began to write again after a decade-long break! Original content can be found here:  While scrolling through my email inbox recently, the title of the latest True Woman […]

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The Blog that Wasn’t

The Blog that Wasn’t I wasn’t planning to start a blog. I wasn’t planning to have a website. But awry I’ve gone, having found myself on the course of mice and men, by the grace of God and His inscrutable ways . . . I’ve started a blog. I have a website. And here you […]

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