Faith, Ministry

Why Religion Rules

If you have attended more than a few church services there is a good chance you’ve heard the story of The Woman at the Well. Having heard or read it dozens of times, you can probably understand my milk-toast response when my pastor announced this morning “Open your bibles to John 4:1-26”. I had just… Continue reading Why Religion Rules


That Darn Apple

Crossroads, forks, junctures… they are the inevitable moments woven through the story line of our lives. The truly notable ones become defining moments, impacting the course of our lives for better or worse. Sadly, the later often occupy the more prominent place within our memories. Despite the knowledge that my past sins are both forgiven… Continue reading That Darn Apple

Faith, Family, Parenting

Merciful Memory Keeper

I am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake,     and remembers your sins no more. Isaiah 43:25 I’m a good mother. At least I like to think of myself that way.  However, that supposition might easily be challenged if one were to leaf through the pages of my children’s baby books.  What… Continue reading Merciful Memory Keeper