Use Up Your Life

Use Up Your Life

For my wedding, I was given a set of beautiful flour sack towels. I couldn’t bear the thought of getting them dirty so I put them in the bottom of a drawer. Sometimes I’d see them in passing and touch the beautiful pattern, but I never took them out. I...
Open Yourself to God’s Unexpected Will

Open Yourself to God’s Unexpected Will

God’s will. We wonder what it looks like. We’re told discovering God’s will is the key to the future; that God has a grand blueprint for our lives, unalterable by our choices. We tell people “God has a wonderful plan for your life!”...
The Day I Stopped Chasing Proverbs 31

The Day I Stopped Chasing Proverbs 31

Excellent. It’s who I wanted to be. Excellence – my goal in work, home, marriage, motherhood, friendship – in every circle of life I would be at the top. I would not just do good; I would be good. I would be good at everything. I sought new tasks and...