This all came out of a conversation I had with my husband the other night. I mentioned to him how one of my old favorites, Redeeming Love, which I read years ago and have recommended to many readers, has been pelted with criticism. The fire has come from both sides, Christian and non-Christian alike. When I first heard of this, I was indignant. “What fault could one possibly find in Francine Rivers’ classic which practically was the catalyst for an entirely different *and better* style of Christian fiction?”
It’s Not Them — It’s Us
I wrote this for you, reader behind this screen. This isn’t sly propaganda for something else. It’s actually about you.
To A World Of Adversity
In that home where I belong, I will not mark time by tragedies. I will not mark time at all. I will bask in the good, of a day without night, of joy that falls not between sadness but instead of.
A lap and 20 minutes
I didn’t give him anything but a lap and 20 minutes of my time. And it healed because it said to him, “You are worth my time. You are worth my noticing. You are worth my attention.”
Sometimes we’re Jacob and Rachel
I don’t know why this has been on my heart lately, but it has. There are a lot of reasons we experience physical pain, illnesses, and ailments. We have a tendency to say that these happened because 1) someone did the work of Satan, that is, someone sinned and it affected us in a negative… Continue reading Sometimes we’re Jacob and Rachel