“We must tell people what we have learned here. We must tell them that there is no pit so deep that He is not deeper still. They will listen to us, Corrie, because we have been here.” So implored Corrie ten Boom’s sister as she lay ill as a prisoner at Ravensbruck concentration camp, during […]Read More BOOK CLUB: The Hiding Place
. Yesterday my kids and I drove past a retirement center. My oldest son asked me what it was. I tried to explain the concept of retirement to him: that many people save money throughout their lifetime with the hope that they won’t have to work to support themselves when they are older. I struggled […]Read More This is the Duty of Our Generation
As I continue to process the news about Osama bin Laden’s death, one particular aspect of the raid on his compound really intrigues me: That a woman was fatally shot during the action. At first we were told the woman was one of bin Laden’s wives. Now that doesn’t seem to be the case. Early […]Read More Who Would You Take a Bullet For?
Clarity of purpose. That’s what I sometimes lack. When I find myself discouraged, depressed, disheartened, or merely disinterested, it’s usually because I’ve forgotten my purpose. Lack of purpose is what drew me to the Lord in the first place. Before I knew Christ, my heart ached from the unanswered question, What’s the point? The point, […]Read More On the Way To Jerusalem
. “Having loved his own…He loved them until the end.” The hour has come I gather them To a room, to a table To my heart I know Father Has put all things Under my feet I wash theirsRead More I Am The Way, The Truth, And The Life
In my previous post I made an argument for why we should support women with unplanned pregnancies. In this post I’ll share some ideas on how: Find a great pregnancy support center and donate funds to it. The people there are already doing this work, and often on a shoe-string budget. Two agencies my husband […]Read More 21 Ways To Support Women With Unplanned Pregnancies
I am pro-life. I hesitate to write that. Not because I lack conviction. But because when some people see that word—pro-life—what comes to mind is a condemning, moralistic, angry, religious zealot who wants to suppress women. Sadly, that characterization is sometimes true. Or at least parts of it are true. One of the accusations the […]Read More On Unplanned Pregnancies And Being Pro-Life