The Trinity of Unemployment, Addiction & Depression

    Editor’s Note: When I wrote about the Biscuit Outlaw and shared that post, a regular reader of this blog made a very articulate comment on Facebook about homelessness and how many of us are just a few paychecks away from it. Because Andrea had been so forthcoming on the Facebook post about her [Read More…]

Battle Fatigue of a Different Sort

We have not done the work of prayer. Diana Butler Bass The worst sin is¬†prayerlessness. P. T.¬†Forsyth   I am spending time this week with a friend who is one of the Lost Boys of the Sudan. He is also an Army Captain who has completed three tours in Iraq. My friend has commanded troops [Read More…]

Beth Moore study: Missing the Hair Appointment

She sits huddled over her Beth Moore study book like a panhandler over a Happy Meal, drawing nourishment where she can. She doesn’t say much, doesn’t look up much from beneath those dark eyelashes. She keeps her coat on throughout the 2-hour session. But today, sparked by some offering uttered, she peeks up from underneath [Read More…]