I stood in line with the others, eyes half glazed and hands trembling, our silence and polite queue belying the fact that we each thought only of ourselves. Our trance [...]
Last week our pastor preached a sermon about approaching God with open hands, surrendering our own expectations in anticipation of something better. It was one of those little ditties that makes your heart beat louder than an embarrassingly empty stomach on communion Sunday; the sound of a battle of wills.
I sat there with [...]
“God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life.”
Drop this statement on me, and I will consider you a terrorist. That one little sentence will sit on my psyche all day, quiet and menacing. Like an unmarked, unattended package at my local airport, I will be afraid to open it. My greatest [...]
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