I just finished (re)reading John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath because one of the students I tutor was reading and writing a paper on it. I know I had to read this book in either high school or college, but … Continue reading A Blog of Wrath
I started this blog nearly nine years ago. Since then, our family has seen a great deal of change…such as: a miscarriage…a growing girl…a dying, beloved Dalmatian…a marathon runner…fibromyalgia…a hysterectomy…a teenaged girl…a new canine friend…speech and debate…churches…homeschool co-ops…Classical Conversations…dual credit classes…photography…and … Continue reading Change, it is a’comin!
I didn’t go to church today. I didn’t go last week, either. The truth is, I’m feeling a little bit like an outcast who has been wallowing with the lipsticked pigs — not at my church, specifically…but in the Church in general. Something in the American church is desperately missing, and I’m part of the problem. Many people I’ve run into are attracted to Jesus…but they don’t want to have anything to do with “Christians” or with “religion” or “church.” And many people brought up in Christian homes desert the church as they leave home. Why? Remember those bracelets all the kids used to wear that … Continue reading People Are Living Under The Bridge While I Sit In Traffic