If this world makes you crazy And you’ve taken all you can bear You call me up Because you know I’ll be there. True Colors, Cyndi Lauper, 1986 I heard they found Amy’s body in the bathroom. The early reports said she fell and hit her head. I never heard the cause of death and never […]
Insight and inspiration on the Christian faith and from a Gen X blogger including the connection between God and religion and Generation X.
“We can close our eyes, pretend the cords don’t exist, but we can’t cut them. They span time and generations, bind us together through the angriest years, the deepest heartaches, through silence and distance, and eventually, they reel us in and carry us home.” –Patti Davis, The Long Goodbye I saw an interview with Patti […]
Therefore I will trust Him. Whatever, wherever I am, I can never be thrown away. If I am in sickness, my sickness may serve Him; in perplexity, my perplexity may serve Him; if I am in sorrow, my sorrow may serve Him. My sickness, or perplexity, or sorrow may be necessary causes of some great […]
I entered the season of Lent with great expectations and even greater plans. I printed out Lenten worksheets for the whole family and taped them up in the kitchen. As a family, we committed to giving up eating out for 40 days. We promised to pray for certain people every day and we promised to support […]
It is in the quiet crucible of your personal, private sufferings that your noblest dreams are born and God’s greatest gifts are given in compensation for what you’ve been through. —Whitney Phipps I get up every morning around 5 o’clock and I sit with my coffee on the couch and wait for the light to appear […]
To get the most out of this holiday, place your energy into helping your family celebrate with grace. Turn to God and His word to understand how to celebrate the season with a rooted recognition of the season’s true meaning. Place a focus throughout the upcoming weeks on bringing God into your hearts, home, and holidays. Give through […]