Month: December 2009

scribbling to make a point

the other day at work, my friend took a pencil and started to ‘color’ with it, leaning it over almost horizontally in order to rub off the fat sides and sharpen the end. i knew what he was doing, but it still tickled me. and when he noticed me noticing, he said, “i’m scribbling to Read More

it’s your life. deal with it.

was reading ruth again this morning. i love that book. i would like to say because it’s about a woman fully devoted to God, so much so that she does things that are unexpected of her (leaving her own family and people) and things that are expected of her (“go lay at his feet and Read More

herod

i learned pretty early on how to get what i wanted. i would tweak things to benefit me. to be what i wanted them to be. i wasn’t told “no”. i was told – anything you want is yours. so i took what i wanted. i took who i wanted. i was pretty high up Read More

joseph

there was this girl. isn’t that how the story of every man’s downfall begins? except this.. this wasn’t your ordinary girl. she would say she was, but. no.. not ordinary. not her. she was a dream. she was brought up right, loved the Lord, came from a good family… and her heart. phew! man! and Read More

mary

i’m just a normal girl. from a normal town. my parents have taught me well – to love God. to be good. and i’ve always dreamed about the day i would get married. doesn’t every girl? i’ve always imagined my wedding day. and what it would be like to have a family of my own. Read More