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The Truth About Confession


After hearing an amazing message by Kasey Van Norman about the Samaritan woman, I have been processing the difference between being transparent and being vulnerable -- and how they both play out in my life. To boil it down, transparency is telling the facts, while vulnerability is digging deep beneath the surface of those facts to the roots. There ...


Sunday Scripture


Yet I still dare to hope when I remember this: The faithful love of the Lord never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning. Lamentations 3:21-23 (NLT) When You Need to Make a New List I'm a lifelong Sunday School girl, and I grew  up singing the old hymn, "Great Is Thy ...


The Years Between Us: A Timeless Friendship


Five minutes ago, I was on the phone, reporting to a friend of mine following a book research trip. Jackie had prayed me there and back, as she always has. Our first encounter was the day my husband, our three-year-old daughter, and I moved into the house where we’ve now lived for forty years. At the time, I was wearing a grass-green fleece, ...


Hope in Every Season


Every year, my violin sings in the spring. There will be one day in March or April when I’ll rest my beloved instrument on my left shoulder, draw the bow, and think, Yes, it sounds warm! It’s as if the wood opens right up to the environment and forgives me for putting it through extreme bitter cold and dry electric heating. The delicately carved ...