When I was organizing my books a couple of weeks ago, I came across a book I’ve had ever since my husband and I were married. I found this poem about friends and thought, “Why not wrap the week up with this poem?” “Oh, the comfort-the inexpressible comfort […]
I used to think I was too sensitive. It is certainly true that things seem to bother me more than other people. I “read” people and situations very well, a blessing and a curse. For the longest time, I thought it was mostly the curse. After all, I’m the one […]
I think I’ve told you in the past that I don’t like ambiguity. I like concrete answers. I like the obvious. And that spills over to relationships. I don’t like chaos in my home or in my relationships. When I decorate a room, I study decorating blogs. I […]
I have some wonderful friends. I am closer to some than others. Some are friends I’ve had for many years. Others are in the “dating” stage, meaning the friendships are new. I’ve also been privileged to talk with many women in course of leading Bible studies, retreats, and […]
People disappoint us just like we disappoint them. But when the disappointment becomes chronic and we are feeling “used”, what do we do?