Monthly Archives: September 2015

Love? Ick!

My art ministry leader says, “Your job description is to LOVE…Art ministry is about the church loving artists…” and other similar statements about loving people. My inner voice objects: “But I don’t love people.” Fortunately, the art ministry leader gave … Continue reading

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Almost Bailed…Glad I Didn’t

Wednesday night, I composed an email in my head that I planned to send to the leader of the local chapter of Dress for Success, a secular, nonprofit organization for women where I volunteer. Typically, we have guest speakers and … Continue reading

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50 Years Later Childhood Pranks Still Sting

We’re at our family picnic, and for the millionth time my brother cracks an aside about how I tortured him when we were kids. And for the millionth time, there’s a pause and the conversation veers to another topic. He … Continue reading

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