Five Minute Friday: Join

This past Sunday we had a guest speaker at our church. We've been going through a series called, From Our Family Room, where we have a discussion format rather than a traditional sermon. The topic for the week was leadership, and the guest speaker shared a word with our church. She said that we are … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Join

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

I had pretty much decided to give up blogging. My computer is broken. I have no internet at home. The stress of being misunderstood or held accountable to what I write is daunting. It seemed easier to crawl in my little hole, limit my writing to my personal journal, and use the Christianese of "a … Continue reading Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

I’m Trying to Become a Writer

I’m trying to become a writer. For the last few months I have done all within my power to learn more about the craft of writing. Stephen King told me in On Writing to “not come lightly to the page.” Anne Lamott showed me that the act of writing turns out to be its own … Continue reading I’m Trying to Become a Writer

{On Losing}

You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes you might just find you get what you need. {The Rolling Stones} It was in the back of my mind all weekend. I'm not going to lie: I wanted to win and I thought I had a pretty good chance. Silas woke me … Continue reading {On Losing}