The shrill of my alarm clock draws me from a deep sleep. It’s six in the morning and still dark outside. I pull a robe over my shoulders and shuffle like a zombie to the coffee pot. Usually, no one else is up this early, other than the cats. It’s a good thing too because … Continue reading 3 WAYS TO FIGHT DISTRACTIONS DURING PRAYER
How Blogging has Made Me a Stronger Christian I’m doing something a little different this week. I’ve enjoyed linking up some of my posts at Literacy Musing Mondays in the past. This week I’m helping host their linkup. http://maryanderingcreatively.com/lmmlinkup-blogging-brought-one-woman-closer-christ/ If you'd like to participate, instructions are at the end of this post. Heart pounding, my finger hovered just … Continue reading HOW BLOGGING HAS MADE ME A STRONGER CHRISTIAN
Psst! Do You Want to Know a Secret? I took a bite of the delicious looking chocolate cake I’d been admiring on the counter throughout the entire dinner. Then I took another. And another. This cake tasted even better than it looked! After I finished the last bite (licking the fork clean and dabbing the … Continue reading DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET?
"God looks at me with disdain. He’s angry and disappointed with me." "Maybe the reason I had a miscarriage is because God is punishing me." "God has turned his back to me." These are true statements from committed, church-going Christians. Interestingly, these same individuals also believe intellectually that God is good, loving, full of grace, … Continue reading WHEN YOUR IMAGE OF GOD IS FLAWED