While journaling, I was able to be firm with my thoughts about recovery and achieving lasting sobriety. Writing down my heart was helpful to keep me attentive, even as I expressed even the tiniest thoughts I had.
We’ve been six feet apart for six months now. We had no idea how much happened in six months’ time, until they didn’t happen.
Rahab is included in Alonda Tanner's forthcoming book Purposed, exploring the lives of women in the Bible and searching scripture to uncover what it actually means to live a life of purpose and how to answer that call as women in the church.
I did what I often do when visiting a church outside of my faith comfort zone, I emailed the church to let them know I was coming. I’d never been to an anglican Church before and if there were certain guidelines expected of guests, I wanted to be sure I respected them
Never in my entire evangelical existence has my church family sat in silence for sixty minutes. In fact, I recall only one time of silence during any worship service and that was because someone missed her cue. The staff heard about it on Monday morning. That’s how the Quakers do...