Born upside down

I have recently finished reading Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton. I’ve heard it quoted all my life, but never took the plunge in reading it. I will tell you, it’s not for the fainthearted. Long paragraphs, no white space, and complex ideas make it a challenge to read, but so worth the effort, for it is … More Born upside down

No hashtag needed

I’ve fallen prey. I cannot lie. I’ve used hashtags in my posts on Instagram and Facebook. It’s amazing how our culture influences us and changes us. I don’t think I could have told you what a #hashtag was in 2009, when I came back home after twenty years abroad; yet now they seem to move … More No hashtag needed

Brain Food

Though my body leans toward obesity, my brain has been malnourished. This past weekend, I decided to do something about it — I went to an apologetics conference. People that know me know that I don’t do a lot of “just fun” things for myself. I go to work, church and write. That’s about the … More Brain Food

Good News

I should never be amazed, but I find myself so, by the goodness of God. He not only showers me with mercies that are new every morning, but he brings me reasons to rejoice, even when I feel pulled down by the troubles of the day. I won’t go into the troubles, but will share … More Good News

Good Tired

I can do all this through him who gives me strength. (Philippians 4:13) I am sure that most people who know of my work as a librarian would say that it’s a pretty good job; I mean, I get paid to sit around and read all day, right? If only I could say that I had … More Good Tired