With friends like that, who needs enemies?That was my thought as I watched a video of a teenage girl being pushed off a bridge to tumble about 60 feet to the water below. Moulton Falls is a popular place where people often go to jump, ignoring the “No Jumping” signs. The young lady was quoted … Continue reading Who’s Got Your Back?
The deepest thirst in my soul is for relationship. To know and be known. I love to uncover the truth and beauty and perplexing contradiction in others and to see the same in myself. This pastime has kept me up deep into the night, kept me standing out in the cold and the rain, brought … Continue reading Hey, Girlfriend!
"But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God." Ruth 1:16 Writing on Ruth has proven to be more difficult than I imagined. After all, … Continue reading Modern Day Ruth
“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 There's so much of my own story in the few pages of Ruth. I have been so blessed to be on the receiving end of both Naomi's & Ruth's … Continue reading Berith Merea : Covenant Friend
Just like Naomi and her family, there was a season in my life when I made some poor choices. I was a newly wed and out from under my parents rule for the first time and experiencing freedoms that were never afforded when I lived at home. After all, I was a grown up now and … Continue reading Seasons Change
I love the book of Ruth. This short little gem, tucked neatly among the great historical books, is so rich in what's actually some of the most pivotal points in christian history and full of deep revelation. What treasure these pages hold for those who don't overlook it by just skimming through, as I easily did … Continue reading Journey
I recently read a blog post giving advice on navigating through the years of middle school friendships. The blogger described friendship during these years as "fluid.” As I read through the article, I couldn’t help but think that, sadly, this is how many in today’s society view friendship. With the introduction of social media, the … Continue reading I Am a Friend