Category: Real Life

Compassion International & Public Speaking (a prayer request)


I’m working on my second year as an advocate for children through Compassion International.  As an advocate, my main responsibilities are to find sponsors for children who are living in poverty and to give sponsors an opportunity to be involved in a life-changing relationship….

LOTR and Me


I love it when my children share; it warms my heart.  I get a little irritated, however, when they share their viruses, which is what they’ve been doing this weekend.  I’m spending the day checking temperatures and doling out meds and beverages.  To lift…

Confessions of a fearful woman


So much of what I write never makes it to the front page of the blog.  And it’s not because I don’t think it’s any good or worth sharing with the world, but because I’m afraid of rejection or being misunderstood. I’m sometimes afraid…

Deeper Still (from the very, very cheap seats)


I almost bought a ticket for the LifeWay Deeper Still event in Birmingham.  It took place this past weekend, and I had the time and money to go.  I was thiiiis close to going to withdraw money from my savings account to buy myself…

Thoughts on family and church life


I’m in the middle (and I mean that quite literally: when I opened to my bookmark earlier today, the book lay open flat without my holding either side) of Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas. For those of you who’ve read it,…

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