The Legacy of Being Real

The Legacy of Being Real

There’s a story called The Velveteen Rabbit.  It’s about a stuffed animal that was drug around by a Boy during the magical moments of childhood, through sickness and fear.   What is Real? the Velveteen Rabbit asked the old, wise Horse in the nursery. Being...

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...
Honesty and Envy and You

Honesty and Envy and You

Last week, I was reminded of envy. I read about the Longaberger Basket office closing. If you don’t know what that is, it’s the building which houses the Longaberger company headquarters. It’s shaped like a basket and is in southern Ohio.  My friends...
When Love Is Hard

When Love Is Hard

It’s been a week of love. But sometimes, love is hard. Not the loving-someone-who-loves-you-back kind, but the loving-someone-who-doesn’t-reciprocate kind. Loving when you’ve been wounded, you’ve forgiven, and you desire genuine restoration.  But instead of...