Dear God: Forgive my snappiness and my knee-jerks. Forgive me when I yell or sass instead of taking a breath or a break. Amen Click here for the other confessions and click here for the reason I’m even doing this.
So God: I know–because I’ve heard the low whispers, faced the full questions–that some wonder if I haven’t humiliated my family, my husband, my kids, beyond belief by writing about our financial desperation in Broke. And I get why people would be concerned. There’s so much shame associated with being broke, not having enough to pay the […]
So God: We’re halfway through this confessing practice. I thought maybe I’d run out of sins to confess. Well, that’s a lie (forgive me): I didn’t think so. Someone else thought. Ha! Score one (or 20) for Total Depravity. Those folks who think we’re “basically good” would’ve certain run out by now. SUCKAS! Anyway, yesterday a […]
Dear God: Yesterday I indulged in a juicy bit of gossip. I didn’t share it, haven’t passed it along. But I listened. With delight. Forgive me. Amen. Click here for the other confessions and click here for the reason I’m even doing this.
Oh God: So we’re at Day 2 of waking up tired, crabby. The sort where I hope I’m actually coming down with something and that this isn’t just some weird mood. But, I suspect the mood–based entirely on the Spring that just will not seem to come. Laughing now about how my friend (you know […]
God, I’m cold. I’m tired. My shoulders ache. I’m crabby. Got a lot on my mind and a lot of work to get through this. I couldn’t even get through my Lord’s Prayer litany this morning. And I’m certainly in no mood to take a gander at my heart–and the sins that lurk therein. Good […]