Tag: Christianity

A Christian Response to Emotion

I am one emotional chick.  I cry easily in sappy movies, I flare up in anger at the drop of a hat (or spilled cup of juice…).  You name the emotion, I’ve probably felt it within the past week or so. This week I’ve been working on my Bible study, and what is it about???  …

what really matters

Lately, I have had  a really difficult time really getting into my quiet times with the Lord.  I mean, I’ve done it… but that’s it.  I haven’t really felt a desire to be doing it, it’s been mostly out of a sense of “I should do this” sort of thing.  Mostly I’ve just been distracted.  …

fresh start

I am so very glad that I don’t have to wait for a New Year to make a fresh start!  I get a new one every day…

and the pendulum swings again…

It is completely natural for people to feel strongly about something, and then later not strongly about the same issue.  Or to really like something, and then later, maybe not like it so much.  According to C.S. Lewis in The Screwtape Letters, this is called the Law of Undulation.  It’s just a natural part of …

I still don’t understand…

So, a while back, I wrote about a little girl who is suffering from MPS I.  (under: sometimes it’s hard to understand).  Today we got an urgent update notification that said she was not doing well at all.  She’s been in the PICU (pediatric intensive care unit), and has been doing fairly well considering what …

post-church musings…

I think I need to begin by being honest with myself.  Spiritually speaking, this has been a bit of a down week for me.  I have found myself preoccupied with other people’s concerns and business, I have filled my time with mindless activity (who knew solitare could be so all-consuming?), and in general, have been …