Keep the Welcome Mat Out

Keep the Welcome Mat Out

My husband Howard passed away suddenly in August, leaving me with two college-aged kids and a huge void where a larger-than-life personality belonged. The funeral was Saturday and my support group is rallying around me, strong and vibrant. It’s God’s...
Why?

Why?

A friend asked me “why?” Why should my life as a Christian make nonbelievers question their disbelief in God? I answered by quoting scripture (NOT from memory, mind you): “Friends, this world is not your home, so don’t make yourselves cozy in it....
Warping Reality

Warping Reality

I used to be a whiz at Google search. Seriously, my friends would beg me to find things. I knew the correct words to use in a search, how to bypass the ads and spam and get to the meat, which I would happily serve to them on a silver platter. Now, this is years ago,...
God Keeps Working, Even When We’re Done

God Keeps Working, Even When We’re Done

So, after a year of Zoom Small Group meetings, parties, a partial study (that failed, btw), and even a baby shower, we are planning the Spring-Summer Bible Study…in-person. Actual people, in an actual room, having organic conversation with no screens, no...
People Suck. Trust God.

People Suck. Trust God.

There are so many questions these days and so many problems to endure. 2020 has been a difficult year. The Coronavirus and Race Protests-that-turned-into-Riots have affected our lives in big and small ways. We’re quarantined, there’s no toilet paper, wine...