Shoring Up: Episode 9

Shoring Up: Episode 9

Episode 0109: When you reach the end, when your pain is so deep that it has to go somewhere, where do you let it spill? Hannah spilled upward. Join Adrianne, Angel, and Michele in this story of unbridled prayer in the midst of unmeasurable pain.   You can read more about Hannah in 1 Samuel 1 and in Wielding Femininity to the Glory of God.  Join us for the Facebook Live that followed the show.            ...

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Holding out for his Hero

Holding out for his Hero

It was September 11, 2010 when Melinda realized a twin engine plane had flown straight into the heart of her family. She was pumping gas when her daughter called notably upset, asking her to come home. Melinda’s son needed some files from his dad’s computer and while searching for the documents, the son found disturbing websites and images. Distraught, he confided in his sister, and they decided they had to tell their mom. Melinda pulled into...

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Twirl and Bow Down: Taking Cues from Abigail

Twirl and Bow Down: Taking Cues from Abigail

My sweet three-year-old daughter gladly accepted her role as flower girl in a wedding recently. On the day of the wedding she put on her little ivory dress and twirled with glee. She could not stop twirling and spreading her gown like the feathers of a peacock. After scattering flowers from her basket down the aisle, she became quite aware of all the “oohs and ahhs” she was receiving. She was beginning to believe how exceptionally beautiful she...

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Suffering: What Is the Point?

Suffering: What Is the Point?

I’ve never been a fan of Winnie-the-Pooh. Or Tigger. Or Piglet. Tigger was always too spastic. Piglet too nervous. And Pooh, just too pooh. But Eeyore? He was my kind of guy with his tacked-on tail and gloomy outlook, “Why bother? What’s the point? It doesn’t matter anyway.” As a kid, I had a little stuffed Eeyore. He was made of corduroy and filled with sawdust. (An appropriate stuffing for such a gloomy donkey, don’t you think?) He wasn’t...

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