Why Are We So Mean?

“Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.” — Proverbs 10:12  Behind my kind eyes, smiling face, friendly attitude, and outgoing spirit is the capacity to say the cruelest, most hurtful things to another person. I have belittled, name called, and hurt the most beloved people in my life. Over the past few months, as I work through my own brokenness, I have […]

My Summer in the South: Fireflies and an Aching Heart.

“When I study and understand my life story, I can then join God as a coauthor. I don’t have to settle for merely being a reader of my life; God calls me to be a writer of my future.” – Dan. B Allender, To Be Told I’m spending my summer in the south! … Well, technically I’m […]

Valentine’s Day!

I love Valentine’s Day! I know, I know…according to Society (who is the living worst, by the way!), since I’m unmarried and without the elusive “Valentine”, I’m supposed to be bitter and perturbed and all, “Happy Single’s Awareness Day!” Alas, I’m not. I love this day. I love what it represents… True, unconditional, love. I’m not talking about the […]

Being Gleeful!

Confession. I’ve been watching a lot of “Glee” lately. It’s true. I’ve been gleeking out over “Glee”! Part of the allure of this show is the social normalcy in the random bursting out of song. Only on Fox, is it socially acceptable to begin singing and expect all those around you to participate, somehow knowing every perfectly […]