Badly Burned

The church has let you down and you’ve lost any joy and faith in her company. You don’t want to go it alone, of course, but where is the wisdom in joining your life to a people who you’re not sure you can fully trust? What’s the point?Read more

Nothing Withheld

I lost a friend this week – a friend who loved me. How did I know she loved me? Let me count the ways: 1. Her eyes always brightened when I walked into the room. She practically jumped up and down to see me. 2. She smiled at me with her whole face – nothing was withheld. 3. She asked me new questions; thoughtful follow up questions from the underlayers and edges of our last conversation. How on earth didRead more