Category Archives: “the conversation”

Stop with your tantrums

I am still trying to process what happened in Parkland, FL this week. I cannot comprehend how a man would even get the thought of taking a weapon and gunning down a school. I couldn’t even kill a mouse in … Continue reading

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Facing Fear

Today I was listening to a Facebook live. The person being interviewed said that he is afraid of social media because if someone starts a word fight with him, he would want to go to their house and beat them … Continue reading

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Being a Christian in the US today is rough.

 Don’t get me wrong. It’s not as rough as it is in Muslim countries. I can declare my faith openly here without fear of being killed, tortured, losing property or being imprisoned. Being a Christian doesn’t mean that I’ll lose … Continue reading

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Is it I or you?

It seems that almost daily I get comments on a blog I wrote a lifetime ago when I knew what I wanted out of life. It was a time that I was hopeful and faithful and full of everything that … Continue reading

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It’s funny how far a dollar can go

One of the most powerful sermons that I ever heard was at a Methodist church on the day that my nephew Isaac and my niece Isabella were baptized. As I walked into the church, proud to be my nephew’s God-mother, … Continue reading

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Spirit longing

I’m sitting here in my pj’s on a Sunday morning just like any other Sunday morning. But there’s something different.  I don’t want to be relaxing today.  I want to be doing.  I want to be a part of something … Continue reading

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Do you care?

I saw this on Tim Kurek’s blog. I couldn’t not post it.  

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Fear of intimacy

I’ll just jump into it.  I have a fear of intimacy.  This fear goes across the board.  I actually tried to avoid even writing this post.  I had something more “interactive” planned.  A let’s talk post.  In the spirit of … Continue reading

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The Reason of God

I finally cracked open The Reason of God by Tim Keller.  I bought it months ago, but last night I started reading it.  Knee jerk reaction:  I like it.  I don’t get the idea that he is trying to push … Continue reading

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Tales of visiting church

Today I headed to a new church (to me) so that I could be a part of One Prayer.  I love the concept of One Prayer.  Over 900 churches united for one cause.  My prayer is for the church to … Continue reading

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