I Like Likes

I Like Likes

I like likes.   I also like comments, subscribers, and views. I’m annoyed that my son’s twenty-one-year-old friend has tens of thousands of followers on social media. Do I want to glorify God in everything, know Christ sees me as worthy and that I serve an...
That Doesn’t Make Sense

That Doesn’t Make Sense

“I’m trying to understand your fears.” Though we’ve been married for twenty-nine years, I’m often an enigma to my husband. When we drove around the death-defying switchbacks in Zion National Park recently, I begged Chris to drive slower (he told me if slowed down...
The Best Way to Say Goodbye to College Kids

The Best Way to Say Goodbye to College Kids

How do we say good-bye to our college kids?   Although there are many ways, a powerful mantra keeps rolling around my head as I prepare to launch my baby next week. A mantra my mentor taught me when I was learning to disciple others. It’s advice that’s helpful in...
Confessions of a (Reforming) Hypochondriac

Confessions of a (Reforming) Hypochondriac

I didn’t feel good.   Although I’ve always been a hypochondriac, I’ve been less of one thanks to the Lord’s help. I used to scroll frenetically through Web MD at the slightest onset of pain. I used to fixate on whatever I was dying from that day and let it...
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