A creative retelling of part of Hagar's story, to gain new perspective and insight. Like Midrash.
I am struggling NOT to apologize for my inconsistency with this blog. But I know God has given me a path to travel; and, apparently, for the better part of the last year, that path has not included this blog. However, it has included struggling and wrestling with God, with the Bible, with myself, with … Continue reading Struggling to struggle
The biblical theater is full of interesting people. People who do incredible things, in every sense of the word. There are highly favored, but also highly flawed people in the bible, who can all teach us lessons about what it means to believe in God, to do His work, to be a Christians, to follow … Continue reading Character Study: Miriam
I started this blog because I wanted to make my faith, in some way, applicable. I wanted to "do" something with it. Before the blog I would do that by writing down note and other things in a journal. One of those other things were my SOAP notes. SOAP is a practical method for studing … Continue reading SOAP Series # 1 – Above and beyond
The other day I posted a picture on Instagram that announced that I had been reading on the Bible app for 175 days straight. Now this streak became my longest streak ever at just over 50 days. So I have been excited and terrified ever since; excited and proud because I truly feel like I … Continue reading Plan Hopping: bible reading for the easily distracted
I am not an expert at prayer, by any strech of the imagination. In fact I never used to pray. So that makes this post, sort of hard, to write for me. I don't want to tel you how you should pray, because prayer is deeply personal. But from my own experience, I know how … Continue reading Honest prayer
Every one loves a good quote. Back when I was a teenager I used to collect them. I had a Word-document with around 400 of them; one- or two-liners with something profound to say, or something that touched my heart. And I am not the only one. You see them everywhere now. On Posters and … Continue reading The power of a quote – Bible style!