My Autoimmune Dis-ease

My Autoimmune Dis-ease

Ten years ago I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that by God’s grace has not progressed, been symptomatic, nor could I get a second opinion confirming it. Recently, however my bloodwork is indicating a progression, that in whatever form, my body is fighting...
International Sledding Lessons

International Sledding Lessons

Next week my discipleship group is over. No more meetings at 7:30 am. No more feeling “Naked and Afraid.” The group has been like no other Bible study, discipleship course or curriculum I’ve experienced and I’ve learned, grown and changed. How?   I’ve learned to make...
How to Stop Being a Control Freak

How to Stop Being a Control Freak

One of the things I’ve been learning recently in my discipleship group is how to replace the voices in my head with God’s. There are a few caveats associated with this, however. One is I have to know God’s voice (the Bible) and the second is I need to identify the...
So Long Social Media

So Long Social Media

In my discipleship group we talked about what it means to have a Sabbath. Even though I’ve been a Christian for twenty years, the notion of a Sabbath is daunting and undesirable. But several weeks ago, in an attempt to have some kind of Sabbath, I began abstaining...
Road Rage Sign Language

Road Rage Sign Language

Yesterday I wrote a post I’d hoped to publish today. Last week I had an encounter with a boy I didn’t realize was autistic. I wrote about being convicted that I shouldn’t be more patient, loving and kind because someone has special needs. We all have special needs. We...
Dreading My Book Launch Party

Dreading My Book Launch Party

Thursday I hosted a party for my new book, Walking By the Homeless. Although I’m an extrovert and love seeing my friends, I was dreading the event. Why? Although part of me craves being the center of attention, another part of me loathes it.  I’m embarrassed when...
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