I was just speaking with a brother the other day about how cynical and sarcastic I used to be before I became a Christian. Of course, those of you who know me and love me are raising one eyebrow as I say this, because you know how sarcastic my sense of humor still is. [...]
Archive for March, 2009
My sister-in-law is awesome. Here’s just one example of how.
Well, one of our major projects that we’ve been planning for awhile now is tiling our kitchen and dining room. We finally took a big bite out of it this weekend. On Friday afternoon, Jon Kasitz, one of the most amazing people in the world, helped us layout the pattern and start laying the tile. And then Saturday [...]
I watched “Twilight” last night. Don’t judge me.
I want to be an intercessor. I want to join my God in the privilege of praying for others. And when it comes to interceding, it is imperative that I listen. I must be listening to the person I’m praying for, listening not just to their words, but to the heart from which those words [...]
So on Sunday, our community pastor introduced us to our church body as two new missionaries that Providence is supporting. YAY! Anyway, in the process of introducing us, he called us Nathelle. Yep, we’re Nathelle. Nathanael + Michelle = Nathelle I know the Bible says when a man and woman are joined in marriage, they [...]
Our local NPR station, WHYY out of Philly, has a feature entitled “This I Believe” every Friday afternoon. Select public figures will read an essay they’ve written on one truth that steers their lives. In the pre-recorded title segment, various people sum up their convictions in one sentence with the simple, “I believe…” One guy [...]
Okay, so I don’t vent very often. I try to make this website a happy place. But I just have to say, I hate forwarded chain emails. I hate them. I hate them. I hate them. The promise of blessings annoys me. You know the ones I mean. The blessings that will fall upon the [...]
So I had to run home for lunch today. I didn’t have time to pack one since I had breakfast with a good friend. I was heading east on Rt. 30 in the right hand lane. As I approached the Coatesville exit, the driver of the car in front of me hit his brakes. So [...]
I’ve quoted Angie Weldon before. In fact, I’ve even quoted this quote before. But it’s been bouncing around in my head. And thanks to a conversation with Jill Carnuccio, one of the best poets out there, I focused on getting it out of my head and into verse. Angie once wrote these profound words: “i’m [...]