Oh yay, Advent; another long term, daily commitment that reminds me I am horrible at long term, daily commitments.

OK so first of all, I love Jesus, mmkay? Secondly, I have a pretty solid track record of not following through on long term, daily commitments. These two things do not, logistically, go well together. They just don't. When you love Jesus, The Holy Spirit pulls you, tugs at your heart, knock's quietly at the … Continue reading Oh yay, Advent; another long term, daily commitment that reminds me I am horrible at long term, daily commitments.

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Parenting tip: Don’t hug, or talk to tornadoes.

There are times, during my parenting life, when I honestly have felt ripped the heck off. Like even though I remember times, multiple times even, when people told me, better yet warned me, that parenting is "hard", I feel like those exhortations didnt exactly, or even come close to, explaining what I, as a parent, … Continue reading Parenting tip: Don’t hug, or talk to tornadoes.

Encounters with The Holy Spirit, from an average dork, at best.

I dread encounters with the holy spirit. Honestly, I do. Its terrifying, I'm sweating, I'm wondering if anyone else is noticing how awkward and nervous I've become over the past few minutes. These occasions are not beautiful to me, in the moment. They are dreadful. Dreadfully promising. Ugh, is that a real thing? Today we … Continue reading Encounters with The Holy Spirit, from an average dork, at best.

Some thoughts on Christians and homosexuality.(Gasp!)

"Heterosexuality does not get you into heaven." Tim Keller. In fact, thinking that the things you DO or DO NOT DO will get you into heaven, will actually probably get you into hell. Its called self righteousness. We have become obsessed with what we are, or are not, DOING.   Every single one of us … Continue reading Some thoughts on Christians and homosexuality.(Gasp!)