Imperfect

My parents weren’t perfect. Far from it. They made many mistakes. They did the best they could with the tools they had. I chose to forgive their failings, and my life is better because I chose forgiveness and grace rather than resentment and bitterness. I pray my children will do the same for me and…

Safe

Many years ago, as an ice breaker at church one morning, the Bible study leader asked, “When you were a little girl, what did you want to be when you grew up?”  The other women in the class answered things like scientist, teacher, mommy, princess, nurse. Typical little girl answers. We all smiled and laughed. …

Galatians Lesson Four

I spent the past week doing an intensive study of Galatians at Precept Ministries.  I posted this a few days ago: Halfway through lesson Four, Chapter Three of Galatians and my brain is about to explode! Plus, I’ve already spent a few hours with the Holy Spirit ripping junk out of my heart. These intensive studies…

Xed 

Xed verb (used with object), x-ed or x’d [ekst], x-ing or x’ing [ek-sing]  1. to cross out or mark with or as if with an x (often followed by out): to x out an error. I have been thinking about forgiveness a lot lately. God’s forgiveness. My need for forgiveness. My need of forgiveness from…