The Gift
Approval / Failure / God In Unlikely Places / God's Love / Grace / Judgement / Perfectionism / Relationships / The Power of Story

The Gift

The previous week was definitely a Smashing Pumpkins kind of week.  As one of my favorite bands of all time, The Smashing Pumpkins are one of those artists that I can listen to over and over and over again and not get tired of them.  Their first 3 albums; Gish, Siamese Dream, and Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, are in my … Continue reading

A Penny for your Thoughts
Approval / God's Love / Perspective / Relationships / The Power of Words

A Penny for your Thoughts

Recently, I went shopping.  The great thing about shopping post Christmas is that it is often a rather lovely array of extreme-clearance-money-saving bonanzas.  Discount are piled on top of discounts so that once you’ve got 50% off an item that’s already 60% off where you also get buy one get one free, it practically feels … Continue reading

But I Don’t Wanna…
Approval / Grace / Humility / Perfectionism / Writing

But I Don’t Wanna…

I have a confession to make.  I don’t actually like writing.  It’s tedious, time consuming, and requires seemingly endless editing.  Agonizing over finding just the right words to convey the desired message, or just the right metaphor to describe something can be headache-inducing.  Then there are issues of order, flow and organization – the constant … Continue reading