I think God spoke to me through Mary Pope Osborne

I've been feeling conflicted about adding my blog link to The Better Mom on Mondays. Even though the tag line is "Sharing Life and Learning Together", I know that the focus is sharing a Christian life and learning about God together. When I link my posts, I worry I will either offend someone by being … Continue reading I think God spoke to me through Mary Pope Osborne

Me and my big mouth

I've always been a talker, although, referring to myself as social sounds less annoying. Social settings aren't just fun for me, they are a necessity, sparking more than conversation. They ignite personal connection, creativity and sometimes much-needed insight or validation. Some conversations transpire effortlessly while others need to be stretched as cautiously as pulling taffy. … Continue reading Me and my big mouth

Writer’s Workshop: Religion fascinates me

“I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have gone wrong.” ― … Continue reading Writer’s Workshop: Religion fascinates me

Giving God the left-overs

I used to dread Sundays, even as a kid. It was always a mad rush to shower, get dressed, eat breakfast and bolt out the door for church. Most of the time the car ride was filled with frustration. "Why didn't you brush your hair before we left?" "Seriously! That is what you chose to … Continue reading Giving God the left-overs

Reconciling with Elizabeth Gilbert

I have finally finished reading Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love. Looking at the work as a whole, I am filled with a different opinion of the beginning of her story. Gilbert's whininess and over-dramatization of her failing marriage serves more as a mirror into the soul of so many women who struggle with being wholly … Continue reading Reconciling with Elizabeth Gilbert