As I minister to people or as I share their stories in my role as a journalist, I’ve come to recognize people seldom see themselves as they truly are. I may or may not know you, but I may know a few things about you that perhaps you don’t know about yourself.
- First, you are more loved than you can comprehend. (more…)
Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. So, when He heard that he was sick, He stayed two more days in the place where He was. – John 11:5-6
I’ve talked before about those precious Jobian friends who are quick to point an accusing finger in our times of suffering. Surely we’re suffering because of our sin, they tell us. (more…)
I can sit here today and issue a generic statement about how all of us occasionally feel betrayed by people to whom we have shown kindness. Yes, we all eventually are slapped in the face by people we’ve trusted. But today it’s personal, and the past few days have been a struggle for me.
I have felt violated and confused, and my (more…)
Many of my peers aren’t big fans of birthdays. Me, I love them. Last year I had a pivotal one, and I celebrated in a big way, first with a tea party and then by whitewater rafting the day away. This, my friends, is a girl who knows how to have a good time.
Over the hill. That’s what the world would (more…)