This post is adapted from this post. It’s so freeing for me to read. I encourage you to read it too… Does your pastor seem to: – think more than talk – have no backbone regarding conflict – avoid you – only share personal information with a select few – prefer writing over talking –… Continue reading 5 Reasons Your Introverted Pastor Does NOT Hate You
today i talked with a few girlfriends on our monthly conference call. i shared how hard mother’s day was, how i cried as mothers were asked to stand in church and children handed them flowers. i talked about the pain of not being a mother. one friend responded with, “You are a mother. Women who’ve… Continue reading to be known
I just did something that’s been years in the making and surely a step in the right and proper direction. I consolidated almost all of my blogs. Almost all because a couple need to stay separate. But the other four didn’t need to be four. Yes, I’ve had 6 blogs. I’m winning in compartmentalization. Trust… Continue reading consolidation
i’m in a pretty lengthy process of redefining how i live my life. i say it’s lengthy as a sort of precautionary measure. i want to give myself as much time as i need and i have no clue what that’ll be so “lengthy” seems a good choice. the first step i’ve taken with regard… Continue reading definitions
and i will try to fix you(quickly insert rich transition music) tears stream…yeah, it’s quite the emotive song. i’d listen to it now were it not for the fact that i’d have to first search for it and secondly, essentially permit myself to bawl my eyes out. i want neither. and so i… Continue reading collide
Do we believe?
At a periodic gathering that I’m part of, one of our latest activities was to write a letter to ourselves, stating what we’d like God to do in our lives. The facilitator for that activity, took our self-addressed envelopes, stamped them, and mailed them to us several days later. Mine came in the mail a… Continue reading A Letter
You, Lord, are my ShepherdI will not lack anythingYou make it possible for me to lie down in green pasturesYou lead me (what grace!) beside still watersYou restore my soulYou lead me in paths of righteousness for the sake of Your nameEven when I walk through the valley of the shadow of death (and not… Continue reading Psalm 23 (a personalized account)
So Sex Week ended yesterday…(I’m actually writing this on Friday so that I don’t have to think about it tomorrow…not because sex is bad to think about on Saturday but because this practice of blogging every day of the week has been exhausting and that’s not how I wish to spend Sabbath.) The other day… Continue reading Now What?
We often hear the question, “How far is too far?” and it’s asked within the context of having sex. Well, there’s another question that we should, perhaps, be a bit more concerned about. It goes like this: What’s that stuff that isn’t sex that will impact my decision to have sex and the actual act… Continue reading The Non-Sex Stuff that Affects Sex