Captivated by fear.

(This is a rerun from 2012. Some of us still need it.) I was talking with a friend about fear I have. It was a good conversation. He helped me think it through. And I’m not going to talk with you about it. He prayed for me, asking that I wouldn’t be “captivated by fear.” I confess, […]

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what God did not call you to.

Lots of people are wondering what God is calling them to do. And that is a good question. But on the way to the answer, we fill in many answers. So let me suggest some of the things that God did not call you to. You are not called to be me. You are not […]

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The window or the mirror

I want to write about judging. I want to write without being judgmental. I create examples of extreme finickiness and then think, “but isn’t that being judgmental, reflecting my own bias against finickiness?” And I am convicted. And I save the post and start over. Because Jesus says that the standard that I use to […]

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