So how can I feel so blessed? I prayed for rain today, Mother’s Day, because I wanted God to cry … Continue reading Today Is My First Motherless Mother’s Day
And suddenly office life doesn’t seem as attractive as it did My back is killing me. I’m not comfortable sitting, … Continue reading I Get to Return to Work Tomorrow
And other questions pertaining to the Christian life Nothing is more commanding than brake lights on the vehicle in front … Continue reading Do These Brake Lights Make My Rear Look Big?
This is a tale of three T-shirts. A story in which God gives Jesus, Jesus gives His life, and we can be children of the King. Continue reading This Easter, Why Not Become a ‘Whosoever’?
In this difficult time, try the Golden Rule. It might provide you the peace you crave. Continue reading COVID-19 Can Bring Out the Best in All of Us
The world’s move to online education has driven traffic to a website I created in 2009, resulting in a flood of unwanted emails. Continue reading The Coronavirus Is Messing with My Inbox
And why that changes how I view his death My brother died last Sunday. He had suffered greatly, fought hard, … Continue reading My Brother’s Death Is Not the End of the Story
I left the M&Ms where he couldn’t reach them. I never thought that 1) he would reach them and 2) he would disregard doctor’s orders. Continue reading My Brother’s Guilty Pleasure Made Me the Guilty One
These past two months, my brother’s death expectancy has been greater than his life expectancy. Continue reading I Shot a Selfie with My Sick Brother
The prodigal cat. The idiot cat parent. If she weren’t such a bother, I’d be proud of my cat’s many talents. Please don’t skip this read because you hate cats. Continue reading Some People Are Too Nice to Own a Cat
(Spoiler Alert: I Need to Do It Again) “In two more days I will have read through the entire Bible … Continue reading I Read the Bible in One Year; This Is What It Did for Me
I Chose a Phrase Instead: “Jesus, take my head.” “Let me have your head,” the massage therapist told me. She … Continue reading Have You Picked a Word for 2020?
My losses this year remind me to be thankful for what I take for granted. I don’t want to overlook the blessings I continue to have. Continue reading I Am Thankful for All That I Can Take for Granted
If you had to use a fragile clay pot to contain something precious, wouldn’t you take the utmost care with it? Continue reading Why Put So Much Effort Into a Body That Is Wasting Away?
(Or 6 Ways Vacation Rental Agencies Can Improve the User Experience) Sometimes you don’t “get what you pay for.” It … Continue reading A Cathartic Post in Which I Waste Precious Vacation Moments Stewing Not Sunbathing
I search for more in all the wrong places when what I really need is less of me and more of Jesus. Continue reading What I Really Want Is Less of Me
This post is about friends who help us to be the person we’d like to be, told through my experiences with both failure and grace. Continue reading What If You Fail to Be Who You Thought You’d Be?