I woke up at 6AM to drag myself out into the kitchen. David wanted French toast. Sometimes he gets what he wants; other times, I doze off on the couch while he gets ready, before waving him out the door with a kiss and another "Bad Mother of the Year" badge.Today, I won another badge. … Continue reading The God Who Wastes Nothing
Thinking about this while I am folding laundry today:"...if we think God is going to take away our troubles, we assume there is something wrong with us if He doesn’t. We assume we did something bad, or that God doesn’t like us, or perhaps even that God Himself isn’t good. To be sure, some of … Continue reading Nobody Is Spared Difficult Days
This is a Forgiveness Cake.Because sometimes, circumstances dictate that somebody needs to make it, and somebody needs to receive it.And the bonus? Everybody gets to eat it.And that's all I'll say about that.
Of all the great things that have come out of today's PCConline service, I think this might be my favorite. Not only because of what it is - which is incredibly creative and clever - but also because of how I heard about it.A Twitter-er who goes by the g00g01p1ex tag watched with us last … Continue reading God And Dog
"We like to make a distinction between our private and public lives and say, “Whatever I do in my private life is nobody else’s business.” But anyone trying to live a spiritual life will soon discover that the most personal is the most universal, the most hidden is the most public, and the most solitary … Continue reading Why Your Spiritual Life Matters
This is Dana (along with Syd and Shannon).She was ordained to ministry today; meaning that her home church ceremonially confirmed that she is "called" to serve God with her work and her life, and that she is, indeed, doing so. Baptist-style ordination is a mixture of formal prayers and responsive readings and informal speaking by … Continue reading With The Family