Lust – Not Just a Man’s Problem

The other day while I was sweeping (I have a compulsive sweeping disorder), my mind wandered to the amount of television I used to watch compared to now. The shows have been whittled down to 2 mainly because of the time available. But as I cataloged the names I settled on one in particular and […]

What if’s and God-Sized Dreams

 What if God-sized dreams aren’t big at all? What if these ‘big’ dreams don’t include going to Cambodia? What if my God-sized dream isn’t really about me? What if this dream is one God has for me instead of me having it for me? What if this Dream is simply to love my neighbor? And, […]

What I want for Mother’s Day…

Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are both approaching quickly which means thoughts of gifts for respective parents and spouses. This afternoon Mr. C wanted me to take a picture of him and his siblings out by the tree in the backyard. We had done this last year for Father’s Day and plan to do it again this […]

Removing the Chick-fil-A bumper sticker

It might be time to remove the Chick-fil-A bumper sticker from the back of our van.   You see, a friend and I were talking yesterday about last year’s Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day and the boycott that occurred as a result. She was saying that it was more than just about freedom of speech – it was […]

Hospitality – No longer a four-letter word

Last week I wrote about the fear of hospitality – the fear of opening up my home. But it happened – (in)RL took place among the peeling paint and holes in the ceiling. And, you know what? It was GOOD. Community and hospitality, they were good. Nine ladies gathered together for food and relationship building. […]