Deeper than Words

There are many things I bemoan in this life, in our U.S. culture. The divisiveness.  The unrelenting messages we’re fed that we don’t have enough, don’t make enough, and just plain aren’t enough.  The fact that our children are growing up faster and faster, forgetting how to play younger and younger, captivated by screens, tainted […]

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found (also known as, the preface to my thoughts on a Year of Biblical Womanhood)

We learn best through stories.  It’s like there is something in our bones, deep down below the marrow that resonates with story.  Stats can leave us shell-shocked.  Tables can please our eyes.  Stories change us at the very core  of our being.  Rachel Held Evans‘ story, as found both on her blog and in her […]

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anxious

she sat on my couch and talked about faith. quoted chapter and verse of what had to have been half the bible. she told me she wasn’t worried that her medical bills were mounting… that she had been wrongfully let go at work… that the bank was threatening to foreclose on her home… “God told […]

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