Monthly Archive: January, 2016

The final fork

I just can’t get into a storyline peppered with names like Smeagol, Boromir, and Isildur. Huh? Especially when they inhabit bizarre worlds constantly in danger from creepy or menacing orcs, balrogs, and the… Continue reading

Throwing a fleece

I’ve been taking this month to recall my spiritual journey, which I began roughly 30 years ago. Looking back, one of the definitive markers on my quest was a unique experience that I… Continue reading

Faith that wounds

I’m waxing personal and reflective this month. A few more installments in the series…this is number 11. When you have a strong faith, and you also have children, your greatest desire for them… Continue reading

Entering the crucible

Part 10…30 years…explanation…read it here We used to have a nice, little Christian bookstore near our home and I would periodically drop in for resources or gifts. On one occasion as I was… Continue reading

Faith that threatens

This is Part 9…blah, blah, blah…intro is here. When my husband and I married I was a Christian in name only and he not even. He had had some minimal involvement in church… Continue reading

Homework, housework, and hermeneutics

This is Part 8 of my personal reflection series My quest – 30 years and counting. You can read my introduction here. I really didn’t want to go…I remember that distinctly. Bible study? I’m not ready… Continue reading

A heavenly transaction

This is Part 7 of my personal reflection series My quest – 30 years and counting. You can read my introduction here. So there I was, a new creation. Ta da! You know that dance scene… Continue reading

God speaks

This is Part 6 of my personal reflection series My quest – 30 years and counting. You can read my introduction here. God is in the business of saving souls. He doesn’t want any to perish,… Continue reading

A tragedy transformed

This is Part 5 of my personal reflection series My quest – 30 years and counting. You can read my introduction here. “You stay there, Danny. I’m just going to straighten it out.” I live in… Continue reading

The object of my quest

This is Part 4 of my personal reflection series My quest – 30 years and counting. You can read my introduction here. September 7, 1985 – “Been thinking a lot lately about a… Continue reading