You Have a Story

You Have a Story My strategy to survive was to appease the soldiers and to make friends with them. I thought, if only we could make friends with these soldiers, then we would survive.  But porters can die at any time. For example, if a soldier got angry and just shot me with his gun, […]

The Myth of “Normal”

The Myth of “Normal” When I was young, I envied those who told breath-catching testimonials of how they came to Christ. I  listened, enraptured, to stories featured on our local religious radio station and dreamed of how thrilled God must be with these dramatically-acquired souls. Many met Him in death-defying places; others spoke of time […]

You Have a Story

You Have a Story My strategy to survive was to appease the soldiers and to make friends with them. I thought, if only we could make friends with these soldiers, then we would survive.  But porters can die at any time. For example, if a soldier got angry and just shot me with his gun, […]

The Hidden Part

The Hidden Part Behold, You desire truth in the inward parts, And in the hidden part You will make me to know wisdom. Psalm 51:6 Throughout my personal journey, this Scripture has been a lifeline. In the midst of the darkness, it has acted as a beacon of sorts, to bring me to pause and […]

A Gentle Reality Check for the Daughters of Patriarchy

A Gentle Reality Check for the Daughters of Patriarchy s I shared on facebook, I’ve wanted to address this topic for a long time. But while chatting with my friend Darcy, I realized that she was the perfect one to write about it instead. I’m including a teaser clip below, but please click the following […]

You Have a Story

You Have a Story My strategy to survive was to appease the soldiers and to make friends with them. I thought, if only we could make friends with these soldiers, then we would survive.  But porters can die at any time. For example, if a soldier got angry and just shot me with his gun, […]

You Have a Story

You Have a Story My strategy to survive was to appease the soldiers and to make friends with them. I thought, if only we could make friends with these soldiers, then we would survive.  But porters can die at any time. For example, if a soldier got angry and just shot me with his gun, […]

You Have a Story

You Have a Story My strategy to survive was to appease the soldiers and to make friends with them. I thought, if only we could make friends with these soldiers, then we would survive.  But porters can die at any time. For example, if a soldier got angry and just shot me with his gun, […]

White Washed Idolatry

White Washed Idolatry . . for you shall worship no other god, for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.  Exodus 34:14 orm Wakefield is an author and speaker with a tender heart for men and their families. In his article The Curse of the Standard Bearers: When Idolatry Masquerades as Love, […]

You Have a Story

You Have a Story My strategy to survive was to appease the soldiers and to make friends with them. I thought, if only we could make friends with these soldiers, then we would survive.  But porters can die at any time. For example, if a soldier got angry and just shot me with his gun, […]