“Come Here!” ”Go Away!”

“Come Here!” ”Go Away!”

“I said I wanted to live in the country and in the city both ….”  “I am neurotic.  I could never settle down in either the country or the city.”  “You could live between them,” Buddy suggested helpfully. “Then you could go to the city sometimes and to the country...
Judging  Blasey-Ford and Kavanaugh

Judging  Blasey-Ford and Kavanaugh

Watching the final Kavanaugh hearing was a miserable, wretched experience.  Laid up with a broken foot with too much time on my hands, and motivated by a fascination I couldn’t ignore, like not being able to turn your eyes away from a tragic accident, I ended up...
O To Be Loved; Truly Loved

O To Be Loved; Truly Loved

In preparation for presenting at an upcoming workshop, I asked a few people from the WGA community:  “People coming to my workshop want to know how to love people as Jesus loves them.  What does it look like for you to be loved by the Church?” One woman’s response...
The Antidote to Heartsickness

The Antidote to Heartsickness

When my kids were little, one of the TV  shows we all enjoyed together was Hee Haw.  Laughing together was good medicine for what ailed us—and a lot ailed us during those years.  I was just four months into a new marriage, when we got custody of my husband’s four...