I had a conversation at church that caused me to think again about childhood gender roles and what we seem to believe is acceptable (or not). When I picked my son up at Sunday school, I noticed that all the boys had turned their cross craft project into airplanes. The girls were all coloring pictures. […]
Lord, I want to know when it will be different. When will we stop… …judging others by their job or income …teaching children what the “right” kind of man or woman is based on external things …blaming people for their circumstances even though we’ve never walked in their shoes …equating being driven with being godly […]
I recently posted about keeping the commitments we make. I’ve been thinking a bit about this lately, because I tend to take things personally. Failure to keep commitments bothers me for that reason. Somehow, if someone has told me they will be available on a certain day at a certain time, I often believe I […]
Too many people are hurting today, Lord. Comfort them and send help. If it is I you want, then send me. May I be a blessing to someone today, not for my glory but for yours and for the sake of someone who is in need.
I earned my undergraduate degree at a small liberal arts Christian college in the northeast. There is a line in the Alma Mater that says, “Her fruit trees loaded down.” My friends and I were never able to sing this with a straight face. Most of us sang it in the singular, as the only […]