Reluctant missionary

“I feel like missions is in our future.” As usual I was whispering to Josh during church; a very bad habit of mine. “Haven’t you noticed that every time missionaries come visit we get all excited about missions,” I whispered in his ear. The couple at the front of the sanctuary were describing to us…

The Plan

“Cora, what’s tonight?” “My special night!” “What do you want to do?” “I don’t know, Daddy. I haven’t figured out the plan.” :: Every Thursday night Cora comes up with a plan. Thursdays are her special night; her night to spend time in Mommy and Daddy’s bed singing, reading or playing games before she falls…

Accentuate the Negative

Eve was a sinner. Sarah was a doubter. Rebecca was a deceiver. Tamar was incestuous. Rahab was a prostitute. Jael was a murderer. Bathsheba was an adulterer. Mary Magdalen was demon possessed. Earlier this week, I mentioned that I hate the Proverbs 31 woman, mainly because her perfection causes me to feel guilty. These women,…

I don’t want to be a hypocrite

This is the third post in a series on guilt. If you are just joining in, here’s Part 1 and Part 2. :: Here’s the thing, I am struggling through this right now. In fact, most of what I right about here are the things I am wrestling with. This place is where I have chosen…