Forgiveness, Grace, writing

IF God Is Real Then I Have A Confession

This post contains affiliate links. Clicking through these costs you nothing more, but helps keep the lights on here on the blog. Thanks for your kindness. One of the first things I did in between catching planes home from IF:Gathering this weekend was write an apology letter to a woman who has become a dear…

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Forgiveness

I wake to a massively cluttered house and wily children who would rather frolic in their pajamas than lift a finger wipe down a bathroom counter or haul the trash out. There’s so much garbage in our life, and my heart is guilty of acting as a dumpster. I’m irritated at how careless we can…

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Five Minute Friday, Forgiveness, Journey, Obedience, Worship

Happy Friday, my friends. The week is wrapping up, and hopefuly, sweet rest awaits you this weekend, or adventure, or a little of both? But before all that, lets just write, five short minutes, to fling the words to the page and just let them go. No editing, no holding back, no fear. Write, Link,…

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Children, Five Minute Friday, Forgiveness, Grace

I’ve been quiet here this week. Partly because I am lacking the words at the moment, partly because I am so busy I don’t know where to start, and partly because I am not a blogger who blogs from a schedule of postings that must be published. I am a fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants kind of girl when…

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Children, Family, Forgiveness, Obedience

  This is hard. It is perhaps not so hard to forgive a single great injury. But to forgive the incessant provocations of daily life—to keep on forgiving the bossy mother-in-law, the bullying husband, the nagging wife, the selfish daughter, the deceitful son—how can we do it? Only, I think, by remembering where we stand,…

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