Insight and inspiration on the Christian faith and from a Gen X blogger including the connection between God and religion and Generation X.
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 […]
St. Bridget of Sweden wrote five inward and five outward things we must have. This wise instruction was given to her by Mary, the Mother of Jesus. Until today, I had never read these words. They are so beautiful, I wanted to pass them along to you. “Daughter, you must have five inward things and […]
Dear Friends, The most amazing thing happened to me on November 28. At the ripe old age of 51, I became a grandmother. My firstborn daughter Juliette gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. Willow Martin Wareham was named for my late mother, Barbara Martin Elliott. Willow is a member of the Homeland Generation, Generation […]
In early October, blogger Penelope Trunk wrote, “People only tell horrid stories in hindsight.” It reminded me of a wonderful poem by the Canadian poet Tanya Davis called Subtlety. You can read all the words here or listen to them below in the video. It’s so beautiful. Here’s one of my favorite lines: apparently there is […]
Dear Sully, Once upon a time, there was a famous blogger named Dooce who wrote a letter to her daughter every month for the first five years of her life. Eventually, the letters were turned into a book, which made the already rich and famous blogger even more rich and famous. I thought the letter […]