if you're waiting for God to act

Waiting disguises itself as nothing. We all experience it. Baited breath. Wringing hands. Hours and days and months of,”Why, God? When, God?” A few months ago, I picked up a copy of When The Heart Waits for 5o cents at a thrift store. I grabbed it because it was written by Sue Monk Kidd, the author of Secret Life […]

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choosing joy in the new year

I used to equate joy with happiness. I believed joy was a feeling I could master — a tangible something that I could just reach out and grasp if everything would just go my way. I thought that being joyful was laughing with arms stretched wide, running free and singing about the hills being alive. […]

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