Once a week, I carpool the neighborhood kids to middle school down the mountain. No matter which parent is driving them, they have a morning ritual of listening to a radio show where the DJ makes a prank phone call. This morning, the trick call was to a kindergarten art teacher. The radio man was… Read More I’m sorry.
She sat on her bed with the Bible open. She might not understand all the theological points Paul was and was not making in that chapter, but she was still reading. … Read More She kept reading, a win
She slapped the Bible closed.… Read More 1 Timothy 2:9-15 Offends
As we age, I think most people have things they’ve done that make them shudder when they remember. I have a list of them that I recall to mind when I need to take my ego down a notch. Thinking about them is my rendition of flogging. I pull these memories out of my personal… Read More Navel Gazing: Regrets
I started the year by making 10 goals. In the past, I’ve tackled 2 or 3 ideas that I wanted to accomplished each year, but this year I went all out. I was inspired by another local blogger who seemed like she was having such fun knocking things off her goal list. I definitely felt… Read More On making goals: a look back at year 2017
The rigidity of organizational policy overlooks the individual and causes harm to the whole organism, which is the living church.… Read More Making Exceptions
I was tasked with composing a Psalm for a recent class. I really wasn’t in to it. Psalms has never been a favorite book of mine. Poetry, in general, bores me. Until I discovered Sappho a year ago, I had zero interest in ancient verse. Ancient poetry does not rhyme, but uses parallelism, a repetition… Read More A Psalm