• Jun. 30th, 2010 Living Into God’s Story – Part 4

    ***Please know that I am not claiming any of this as an original idea of mine. Like I said previously, our pastors spent weeks fleshing out the concept of Living into God’s Story and if this idea intrigues you, I would encourage you to listen to the sermons . My blog posts are simply my way of sharing what [ read more ]

  • Jun. 25th, 2010 Living Into God’s Story – Part 3

    image courtesy of photobucket.com Knowledge is a funny thing. For example, when we head out to the local ballpark and grab a hotdog and a coke, we don’t really want to know how that hotdog was made. We know that some people who do know have chosen never to eat these things again. But as long [ read more ]

  • Jun. 22nd, 2010 Living Into God’s Story – Part 2

    Story trumps all. At least, it does for me. I come from a long line of readers. My Pa loved Zane Grey. My Granny – well, Granny’s den could pass for a Christian bookstore. She reads all the time. My parents and sister are avid readers. Reading is in my blood. My mother claims that even [ read more ]

  • Jun. 18th, 2010 Living Into God’s Story – Part 1

    I come from a long line of storytellers. My great-grandfather on my dad’s side of the family, Pa Everett (shown here with my great-grandmother, my Pa, my dad, and a very small me) knew how to tell a story. I have no idea how much formal education he had. He was a stonemason and a good one. But he [ read more ]

  • Jun. 9th, 2010 Grace Not Yet Discovered

    Twenty years ago today, I turned 16. I remember the day clearly for several reasons. My family threw me a surprise party and . . . I caught my hair on fire when I blew out the candles! Really. What can I say? It was 1990. I used a lot of hairspray. I’ve been thinking [ read more ]