Making Up for Lost Love

To those of whom I said "They're people, too, and worthy of love.", yet still I kept my distance, not willing to step into a place that might be uncomfortable. That might get my hands and my heart messy. To the young women who heard me counsel them on purity, proudly sharing my own story …

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Contributing to the Stand

"Let us trust God, and our better judgment to set us right hereafter. United we stand, divided we fall. Let us not split into factions which must destroy that union upon which our existence hangs."   -Patrick Henry, 1799   I have had three conversations in the past month that have prompted some rather deep thoughts. …

Knowledge

  The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly. Proverbs 15:14   I would never have defined myself as a racist. I would have easily spouted off such lines as “I love everyone, regardless of race or color!” or “A person is not defined by the color of their …

Silent No More

I have been silent this week. I have been watching and listening and taking it all in. The election. The riots and protests, the fear and hatred and anger and self-righteousness that has followed the election of a man almost no one considers fit to be president of the United States. I have been sickened. …

My Body is Awesome

       Yesterday, I had a breakthrough. My sweet, thoughtful husband took me jeans shopping for the first time since giving birth to our son nearly four months ago. Yes, I am still wearing maternity jeans. My pre-pregnancy jeans fit, but won't quite button comfortably. Talk about discouraging! I am trying to lose the …