Archives for July 2016

My Life as a Work in Progress

There are people in this world who were seemingly born independent, confident, and decisive. They’re the ones who are always in command of their surroundings — even if only in their own minds. They feel that they know what they’re doing, and they want to be left alone to do it their way, because their […]

Grace and Grape Jelly

Rick’s been gone to Heaven for a bit over a year, but his words still visit me often. And this week, as I was reading Chapter 4 of Jerry Bridges’ book, “The Discipline of Grace,” this “Rickism” is the one that came back to me: “If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, […]

Balancing Grace

Over the last several days, I’ve been reading my two current books, and laughing inside because both of them are talking about some of the same themes, just in very different terms. And the major theme that they’ve both been highlighting has been the gospel… Am I the only one that cringes a bit when […]

Easily Distracted

Some years ago, I wore a t-shirt that read, “Easily Distracted.” It was a bad joke, actually, which played off of the fact that though I’m now a proud redhead (thanks to my beautiful and talented friend, Grace), originally, I was blonde. And as a young girl, I was also pretty innocent, naive, and gullible. […]