Two thousand twenty-one has arrived, but I’m not happy about it. As much as everyone seems to agree that 2020 was a bad year, the arrival of January 2021 has only filled me with dread. I know that living with fear or dread is not how I am called to live in Christ, “For I... Continue Reading →
The Real Prescription
I have had to power through some melancholy this week, which is nothing new. I have learned that my depression is fed by a self-focused state of mind. I was focused on me, again. In the midst of feeling down, I suddenly caught myself singing a Twila Paris song, “I will delight my heart in... Continue Reading →
Looking For Romance (in all the wrong places)
One of the most difficult things for me as a blogger, is handling the disconnect between topics I am passionate about and what people want to read about. Often the blogs that mean the most to me, and that I spent the most time on, receive the fewest views. I was looking at the numbers,... Continue Reading →
It’s Time to Paint Myself Green!
Recently, I learned that an old friend had married. My initial response was to be quite happy and excited for her. It appears that she found a man who has a heart for God, and who also sees how great she is. It didn’t take long, though, before my initial joy turned to an unsettled... Continue Reading →