Simple Things Matter

Most of us tend to measure life’s journey in milestones – weddings, births, graduations, job promotions, retirements. We invest a great deal of time and planningĀ into celebrating these things, as it should be, for they are, indeed, joyous occasions. There are, however, many ordinary days in between those special occasions. Sometimes, if we aren’t careful,Continue reading “Simple Things Matter”

God Loves Women

I recently read an article which appeared to encourage women to disengage from the church, stating that the Bible depicts God as believing women are second-class citizens on this earth, that they are somehow “less than” their male counterparts. The author of the article even went so far as to add several facts regarding theContinue reading “God Loves Women”

Like Peter

I was in my mid-twenties, attending a business function in Kansas City, MO. I sat down for breakfast with several other women whom I had just met the day before. They were discussing a conversation that had taken place with another woman, mockingĀ her for her “overzealous” religious beliefs. I sat quietly, eating my breakfast. OneContinue reading “Like Peter”

The Gathering Place

If my house caught fire, assuming everyone was safely out and I had only a few minutes to retrieve a few material possessions, I would head straight for my boxes of old photographs and for the boxes that contain a few small items which belonged to, or were given to me by, loved ones. AContinue reading “The Gathering Place”

A Closer Look

I have come to the point in my life where I want to see things more clearly. I want to take the time to look closely at whatever I find at any given moment. I want to appreciate life more, not just the big things, but also the small things, in their tiniest details. ItContinue reading “A Closer Look”