What the Red Sweater Said to the Counselor.

Many years ago, life had begun to tie my soul into little knots. Several sessions with a reputable Christian counselor helped me unravel them, make sense of things. One day, as I dressed for another appointment with her, the air of early spring held a chill. So I chose to wear a stretch knit sweater, one […]

Never.

Never will I leave you; Never will I forsake you. Hebrews 13:5 Never. About a week ago, God velcroed this word to my brain soon after I’d allowed my gray matter to wallow in the muck of untruth, believing the opposite of what He has clearly promised. Daring to suggest that He’d forsaken me when I […]

The Thermostat Game.

If you’ve ever shared space with someone whose internal body temperature differs from yours, you know this game. Here’s how it goes. Sally Sue is cold natured. When she enters a room, she desires warmth — lots of it — to caress her skin, seep down to her bones. Ahhhh 🙂 Johnny Joe, on the […]

Spotting a Spot.

“You don’t throw out the whole shirt just because there’s a spot on the sleeve.” Seconds after Mom spoke these words, the truth of it hit me in the solar plexus. Her wisdom bubbled forth in reference to a guy I’d dated very briefly in college. When my interest in him waned over something Mom […]

Something to Boast About.

If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness….so that Christ’s power may rest on me. For when I am weak, then I am strong. II Corinthians 11:30, 12:9b, 10b Throughout my life, I’ve accomplished things, achieved goals, won awards, received recognition. Many of which I’m mighty proud.  But nothing […]

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