don’t eat rocks: an additional thought

so yesterday, i wrote a blog post about faith… about trusting that God only gives us bread, even if it looks, feels, and tastes like a stone. this morning, God has handed me something (He’s handed our family something)… and my friends, the temptation is strong to declare this a rock and hurl it back towards ...

don’t eat rocks: an analysis on faith

in my front yard, there is a stone “river” bed.  when it rains, the water moves through our gutters, down a copper chain into a copper bowl, and then runs down and through and past hundred of small, smooth stones in our yard until it finally reaches the street. when it rains, i enjoy the ...

contradiction of terms…

03. March 2014 christianity 2
this isn’t a fleshed out thought at all, so maybe i should keep it to myself. actually, i guess it’s not a thought, so much as a question. recently, i’ve heard sermons about how Christians should expect suffering; how we are materialistic people with so much more to give; how we are told “blessed are ...

we all have scars…

yesterday i read the following quotation: “hate leaves ugly scars; love leaves beautiful ones.” – mignon mclaughlin what’s interesting about this quotation is the unspoken assumption that no matter what… life scars us. we cannot come through unscathed. throughout life, we receive scars for different reasons: bomb shrapnel.  skinned knees.  bullet wounds.  cesarian sections.  they all leave ...

motivate your monday!

over the past week, i’ve read several articles that just gave me some new thoughts to think… or to remind me of truths that i seem to forget to quickly. why some women can’t be friends… a great free organizing cleaning idea being the bootstraps february: revamping your goals before they die… maybe you’ll find ...