God: Today I confess my lack of trust. In you. Specifically, for the times I plow through, rush ahead. Of you. You’d think by now I’d have learned to slow down, to wait, to know that you’ve got it all in your hands, that all will be well, in your timing, but alas. My knee-jerk is […]
So God: I need to confess a judgementy sin yet again. How funny it is (or, maybe not funny) that I don’t think I judge the “big stuff,” bur people’s little pesky, gnatty sins? I relish taking notice and internally critiquing those. And I did it once again when I heard the story of a […]
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 […]