Tag: love

Dear Church

Tonight, I want to talk to you about something I’ve cared deeply about for a long time. . . loving those who are tough to love.

When Will We Learn?

When will we ever learn that letting go is not the same thing as giving up? When will we ever learn that our lives are most under control when they are out of our control and in God’s? When will we ever learn that… Continue Reading “When Will We Learn?”

A Place in My Heart

In northwestern Pennsylvania, there is a small city and in that city there is a chapel. The chapel is old, made of gray stone with a spire and stained glass windows that are so ancient their paint began to run decades ago. The chapel… Continue Reading “A Place in My Heart”

Home

In December, I went with my school choir to sing in a woman’s correctional facility. We entered the red brick building, surrendered our licenses, got stamped, and walked through the metal detector. From there we were taken from one locked room to another and… Continue Reading “Home”

Why My Word for this Year is FEAR

I am told that this whole “word of the year” thing was fashionable a few years ago and is on it’s way out. I inwardly rebel to what is fashionable, but somehow last year, a word came to me for 2018, and I took… Continue Reading “Why My Word for this Year is FEAR”