Everlasting Love

I don’t believe there is anything in this world more counterfeited than love. So where would you go to find “everlasting” love? Is there even such a possibility? What is real love anyway? What does it look like? And, is there a love that will outlast everything this chaotic world can dish out? We are…

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Hugging Porcupines

Hugging you takes some practice. So I’ll start out with a cactus. –Marilyn Singer (on hugging porcupines) Hugging porcupines ain’t easy! Neither is hugging your critics. And, may I add, hugging prickly Prodigals takes a heart full of Holy-Spirit-Love. Loving Prodigals is not easy for The Church. I don’t really understand why. They are our…

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Sail Away

When blackness gathers like the night; And skies are filled with jagged light; When thunder crashes; peals of doom. And stormy wind’s like nightmare’s broom… Sweep down across your world of right, And brush away what’s best and bright. And boat’s adrift; sails tossed and blown; In churning seas of boiling foam. Now compass gone–now…

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Carry On, Warrior Princess

People who need help sometimes look a lot like people who don’t need help. –Glennon Doyle Melton, Carry On, Warrior I never thought of myself as a Warrior Princess. Though I grew up in a warrior-household where it was every man for himself. We all had giant holes in our hearts but no one ever…

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