When I don’t want to

I wanted to stay in bed this morning.And when I got out of bed, I wanted to go back to bed.I didn’t.Writing was waiting for me. And I didn’t want to…

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Who is loveable?

In-laws and the people at church can be some of the most challenging relationships.Is that just me?I don't think so. I've spoken with too many women who have struggled, too.During the…

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Sleeping for a semester

The buzzing alarm, at a frequency that jolts me awake, immediately makes me annoyed. It’s not my alarm. I’m not supposed to be awake for another hour. I get out of bed, tell the person their alarm has been going off. They get up, hit snooze. Nine minutes later, the alarm sounds again. I lay…

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Forgiveness

There's a story about a small village in Africa where, each Christmas Eve, no one gives gifts. Instead all of the villagers bring their conflicts to their leaders that haven't been…

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