Gray Hair & Babies

These days, when I look into the mirror, I am noticing more and more gray hairs. They catch the light and glimmer like unwanted decorations on my head. My heart sinks at these reminders of advancing age. What keeps coming to mind is a phrase from a Michael Card song, “gray hair and babies leave... Continue Reading →

What Good Is A Husband?

“What good are horses if we die first?” This is an often quoted line in my family, from one of our favorite movies, Quigley Down Under. This line comes at a point in the movie when Quigley, an American sharpshooter played by Tom Selleck, is lost in the Australian outback with an apparently crazy woman... Continue Reading →

Praying For Patience

Lately, I’ve had this thought that I should start a second blog so that I could complain anonymously. The thought was never more appealing than on a morning this week, when I had not yet consumed my full daily allowance of coffee, and I was being questioned about something that I was not ready to care about. I was... Continue Reading →

Double-Minded Singleness

Another week and more spilled coffee. God is testing my resolve. I am blaming my clumsiness on my inner ear, which is an unfortunate victim of a sinus infection. I have been plagued with sinus problems for years. I won’t bore you with the details because they aren’t relevant. What is relevant is that sinus... Continue Reading →

Patience & Presumption

When I was twenty-two, I tried to marry the first man who I had ever had an actual relationship with. He called himself a Christian, and he said that he loved me, so I buried my doubts deep. I was determined to be with him and not miss my chance. The whole concept of grace... Continue Reading →

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