Let Jesus be the Keeper of Your Soul

Let Jesus be the Keeper of Your Soul

I remember telling God I couldn’t let go of that inner part. It was the part of me I’d been protecting for twenty-five years, since I first realized my soul needed protecting at age 14.   For me, an eating disorder, body image, and food protected my...
The Freedom of Airing Dirty Laundry

The Freedom of Airing Dirty Laundry

With today’s technology, it’s easy to do laundry without effort. You put clothes in a machine, turn a dial, and press a button. Going to my child’s bedroom requires more work than that. It’s a simple process. One Sunday after returning home from a family vacation, I...
5 Lessons from Big Life Interruptions

5 Lessons from Big Life Interruptions

“Pending no major life interruptions, let’s look at a date to get together,” I texted a friend, trying to re-establablish a schedule which, six weeks ago, I thought was “normal.” Or one I was trying to make normal with a new work schedule...

Why Love is a Dirty Word to Me

I shy away from the moral and cultural religious wars of today. I cautiously disengage from new age, occultic, and secular beliefs that have infiltrated the church, and those that are also on the legalistic, dogmatic side. There’s so much rhetoric, it’s...