Healing from Shame

Special thanks go to Dr. Andi Thacker, assistant professor of Biblical counseling at Dallas Theological Seminary, for contributing this article.  As soon as the words came out of my mouth, I felt regret. Stressors piled up and got the best of me, and now I heaped those uncontrollable frustrations upon someone I love. My loved […]

The Insanity of Fear

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conviction that something on the other side of the fear is more important.” As I sat pondering what to write about when it comes to fear, it dawned on me that I was living in some fear in that very moment. Not a fear of what […]

I Wasn’t Expecting That

At 3:30 in the morning last Friday, my phone rang. People don’t often receive good news, like winning the lottery or being cured of cancer, at that time of night. Usually, an early morning phone call means trouble, and this story is no exception. When I answered, my good friend and neighbor—I’ll call her The […]