My heart is heavy for teens today. I thought my teen years were rough, and they arguably were, but I think that there’s a huge increase in stress and, at the very least, the awareness of it. We are so aware now. We are so aware of the stress life holds for every person. We’ve been… Continue reading 13 reasons why I’m still here
What are you waiting for? What do you long for, ache for, stay sleepless over? Forgive all the prepositions dangling or whatever. Is that still a thing? I wonder about all this waiting. We’re made for it. I can’t think of anything more universal than waiting. Every human being on the planet, past and present… Continue reading waiting for . . .
I haven’t been blogging much these past couple months. Popping out a fetus notwithstanding, I’ve been busy. Busy with other life stuff. Busy putting out stupid, unnecessary fires in our personal lives that make me go hmmmm among other things. Busy pleading with God and banging my head on the wall – which incidentally feel… Continue reading why I don’t trust God
“Sad is happy for deep people.” The quote comes from a Doctor Who episode which my husband and his older kids like to quote from time to time. Recently, Desiring God, a website by the ministry of John Piper, posted a blog titled “Why sing sad songs when I don’t feel sad?” Of course it… Continue reading what’s good about sad?
When it’s ajar. har har! We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed. Today I feel like a bit of a broken jar of clay. And a jar when broken doesn’t seem all that useful, does it? Like something… Continue reading when is a door not a door?