The Wrongness of Too Much Wrong

May 12th 2016 No comments yet  

wrong-way-429723_1920Guilt is an ever-following, ever-faulting shadow that is always whispering, “You are doing it wrong.” It follows me to my Facebook feed, where a stream of articles claim that from tying my shoes to giving my kids a bath, I’ve been doing it wrong. My whole life. I’ve been boiling my eggs incorrectly. And not only am I washing my hair wrong, I’m using the wrong shampoo. In fact, I should probably just pour mineral water and essential oils on it and then sprint down an anointed forest trail to dry it.

Society …

Sunday Drivers

December 1st 2015 No comments yet  

traffic jamIt is said that people walk like they drive. You can certainly get a good feel for one’s automotive habits at the grocery store with cart in hand, from the use of sudden brakes to grab a box of crackers to the failure to yield right-of-way to traffic rolling out of the baking aisle. Highway habits permeate our behaviors daily. So what happens when we come to church? I have made a list of potential vehicular parallels to our church-going ways.

The Lane Changer. This person can be found drifting from …

The Artistry of Grace

September 2nd 2015 No comments yet  

color pigment shavingsToday, my daughter didn’t want to go to school. Crying, she expressed her fears about the playground, about how the kids were mean to her. My parental mind ran the spectrum of how to “turn this around,” how to salvage the morning—how to at least get everyone in the car. How to help her when I knew I could not be the direct source of aid. There were a lot of tears, hugs, anecdotes, encouragements, threats, responsibilities, some chasing, and a sock lost under the car in the process.

Finally …

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