We became fast friends my first year away at a major university. She was smart, fun and a little wild. We studied hard and partied hard managing to make our way through to summer break. We each departed to our small hometowns anxiously awaiting the fall semester where we would do it all over again. It… More An Accomplice to Abortion
I wanted to read The Hardest Peace by Kara Tippets because I thought it would help me in understanding better what my friend who has cancer is experiencing. But this book is about much more than a woman’s journey with cancer. It’s a love story shared beginning with meeting her husband at youth camp. It’s… More The Hardest Peace by Kara Tippets [Book Review]
Today I stumbled upon the website of Vance Christie and a post entitled “The Prayer Meeting Revival.” Since our church has been praying for spiritual awakening for years, I continued to read his other posts on past revivals. Many times we have asked ourselves what spiritual awakening would like. Here are some common threads these… More What Will Spiritual Awakening Look Like?
Almost a month has passed since A Different Road to Suffering. My friend’s cancer has brought out the worst in me. Selfishness sprouts from its ugly seed in my heart. “You’re getting in the pool this summer,” she stated in her don’t argue with me tone. “I’m too fat for a swimsuit.” “You can wear… More Hope in the Midst of Anger
There is a different road of suffering we will all travel. It doesn’t involve a cancer diagnosis, the loss of a spouse or child or whatever else may bring pain into another’s life. But yet it does. This diagnosis, loss or pain of a loved one in our lives causes us to also be on… More A Different Road of Suffering