i’m spending more time than i wish (dialup) clearing out my inbox. each time i do this, i come across an email from a friend that i need to respond to but words escape me. in her email, she tells me what a blessing i’ve been to her in the short time we’ve known each other. never do i read the email and think oh, of course. instead, i just look at the subject line and say wow, wondering, each time, how in the world God is able to use me like that.
You can’t map out everything. You get a text that someone is back in the hospital. You’re out of town. You get back into town and finally visit. You have a great chat, even laughs, and promise you’ll be back soon, internally denying the gravity of things. You get back three days later because they’ve […]
I scanned the article and the comments. It was about evangelism, what’s icky about it, what methods seem to make no sense. Evangelism is “the spreading of the Christian gospel by public preaching or personal witness,” something I had zero problem with as a child, grew to question as a teen, and have grown to […]
To Whom It May Concern, Nina was just trying to take two good steps after what felt like a thousand bad ones—a thousand and one if you count the eggs she over-boiled for breakfast that morning. She’d woken up without an alarm, promptly beginning what she hoped would be a manageable morning routine—drink a cup […]