Father God, I’ve got some questions. And just so You know, things are rather foggy down here at the ole ranchola. . . . . Oh, Lord, what is it? What is this inside of me? So much, I dare say. There is so much that I want to say (& do) that I feel […]
. . If the first hours of your Monday started out as mine did, you can bet your britches that you are gonna need some reminding about the joy that is yours. Despite the realities of the week that may have smacked ya upside the head when your warm feet hit the cold floor, God […]
. A simple country girl and a simple country boy left their homes and went to town for college. After we cut the apron stings, moved, unpacked, and mastered our culinary Top Ramen skills, we united in the mayhem of marriage, err, I mean holy matrimony. In our newfound collegiate adulthood, we gained higher levels […]
. . do you know? can you say the exact time and place and day . that God bent your knees broke your heart and gave you a big, big chance at a fresh born again start? . did it fizzle? whiz or bang you down? . did it drizzle? drip or spin […]
. . Alrighty then. Last Sunday I wore these socks to church. With a skirt. Oh yeah, baby. That’s what I’m talkin’ about. Since it says “pepper” across the top of the socks, I reckon I was hot. Or at least my feet were hot. Well, so were my legs because these are actually some […]
. . . . … certainly not when it’s withered, dried, and on it’s side. . . .
. . We’ve been studying prayer at church for the last few weeks. And about a week ago I read something Oswald Chambers had to say about it: “Whenever the insistence is on the point that God answers prayer, we are off the track. The meaning of prayer is that we get hold of God, not […]
. Dearest L.L., . I have bad news about my brand spanking new copy your book, Rumors of Water. Sharp puppy teeth have disfigured chapters twenty and twenty-one. At the time of said incident I hadn’t even had the book for one full day. . Saturday, at 5am, our 9-week old, notorious clothes rack raiding […]
. . Romance. . Intense. Exciting. Mysterious. Love affair. These are some descriptives that I found in the dictionary behind the February word “romance.” . Apart from a Hollywood movie screen or the pages of a book, I think romance is for the hogs. Slop it to ‘em from a bucket and wash […]
. Instead of a business card that tells folks how to reach you, . why not leave a card that puts people in touch with their eternity? . . . . . . .