Loving Others

Pouring Out Water

Sitting here in my warm cozy house looking out at the snowy windstorm outside my window it would only make sense that my daily Bible reading would take me to a time and place that is saturated with warmth and dryness. To a desert full of people in battle over one kingdom’s failing to deliver… Read More Pouring Out Water

Loving Others

Lonely Disciples

My 20 year high school reunion is fast approaching. There are get-togethers planned, veggie and fruit trays to be assembled (bought, if I’m honest) and haircuts to get for self and offspring. And I imagine the conversations with my girlfriends and their families. Seeing each other changed but not changed, lounging in lawn chairs looking… Read More Lonely Disciples

Everyday Grace, God's Deep Love, Loving Others

The Most Important Thing I Did Today Was Hold Someone's Hand

The most important thing I did today was hold someone’s hand. It was a hand gnarled and twisted with pain, a hand that gripped mine as the soul and body’s hurt issued outward through quiet groans and whimpering. It was the hand of a stranger. A person who had called for someone, anyone, and I happened to… Read More The Most Important Thing I Did Today Was Hold Someone's Hand