what is ‘being a good parent’?

does it mean
your kids aren’t having sex
does it mean
they never say bad words
does it mean
they never quit at what they do

does it mean
they go to church every week
and read the bible
does it mean
they put others down
who aren’t measuring up

maybe ‘being a good parent’
has nothing to do
with what your kids choose to do

maybe ‘being a good parent’
means you love your kids WELL
through God’s heart
no matter what they do

one question
many answers

In, Not Of

Yesterday, God gave me something to write about, but I didn’t want to write it, so I didn’t. What do you know: He gave me the EXACT same thing to write about today! I have a feeling, if I don’t write about it, I’ll be asked to tomorrow, and the next day, and the day after that, until I write, so here we go.

This post will be like tequila: you’ll either love it or hate it, and frankly, I’m not looking forward to the results. Continue reading

Locking Your Own Chains

Do you ever have those moments where something enters your thoughts, your heart, and you have to do something or else you’ll explode?

That was me about twenty minutes ago, and you’re lucky I didn’t write then. I’ve calmed down some. I’ve spent time with God and still can’t contain what’s going on inside me, so I’m writing it out.

I don’t understand unforgiveness within the church, and I refuse to try to. Continue reading