Redemption surprises me.
“Birthdays are dumb,” said my husband, on his birthday. “Why would you celebrate? It’s not like being a year older is that impressive of an accomplishment.”
We always care more about ourselves than we do about anyone else, but what if that’s more than just part of our brokenness? What if we were deliberately designed to be this way?
What if the entire premise of the gospel rests on the belief that you are selfish?
Sometimes the thing that makes me angriest about religion is how terribly we’ve twisted the idea of God. The essence of God is something like this: we… Read more “The Idea of God”
Life is fair.
What, did someone tell you it isn’t?
Several months ago, I bought the rose-patterned tights.
We are infinite, God and I. Some infinities are simply larger than other infinities. That’s math; I learned it from a John Green novel.
(Fair warning: contains some potentially disturbing content.) I suspect that humans believe that they are invincible. Not all of us, of course, and not all the time.… Read more “Silent Screams”
It’s hard, when you have total faith that this is what God is calling you to do and still the doors feel like they’re not only closed before you, but also locked. But he’d been praying and today God replied:
“Go to Cleburne airport tonight and stay until sunset.”