There is Plenty on Earth That I Desire Besides You

I sometimes don’t agree with prayers people pray. Especially Bible prayers. They’re too . . . extreme. Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. “Ha. Are you kidding? There is plenty on earth that I desire besides you! Just check my affections. My thoughts. … More There is Plenty on Earth That I Desire Besides You

The Journey Continues

Four years ago today, I ventured into the overwhelming, competitive, relentless world of blogging. I had no idea what I was doing. But I was content to ramble about the Bible and determined to post twice a week. Here I am, four years and over 300 posts later, and not much has changed: I still … More The Journey Continues

My Other Birthday

Today, I celebrate my other birthday, and I remember . . . Our family of eight never made a big thing out of holidays. No costly festivities or extravagant decor, and birthdays didn’t have cake. Instead, we partied in our own simple way and celebrated what was most important. We pulled out the dusty birthday … More My Other Birthday

But Do You Love It?

I have lots of conversations with non-Christians. Non-Christians who claim to be Christian. The conversation goes something like this . . . “Would you consider yourself to be a Christian?” “Yes.” “Do you mind explaining what you mean by that? In your opinion, what does it mean to be a Christian?” “I don’t know. I’ve … More But Do You Love It?