Category: Gossip

On Covering Nakedness

This post is the third and final installment in a brief series on gossip. To read Part 1 click here, and Part 2 here.   An ark. When people hear the name Noah, that is what they imagine. They picture an enormous wooden boat, animals marching two by two, a cataclysmic flood, and a promise-infused…
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The Wide Gate to Superficial Friendships

This post is Part 2 in a brief series about gossip. To read Part 1 click here. Whenever I write about the topic of taming the tongue, whether I address gossip, sarcasm, or other speech related vices, I always meet with a similar critique. Without fail, one or two commenters almost always protest, “But you…
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Sweet, Delicious, Irresistible, Empty Talk

This post is Part 1 in a short series about gossip and taming the tongue. This week Ike and I had an incredibly awkward encounter with someone. It was the type of encounter that was uncomfortable in the moment, but hilarious after the fact. It was one of those experiences that makes for great party…
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Gossip in Marriage: The Ugly Truth

One of the things I love most about my husband is that he’s always in my corner. No matter what happens, even when I fail, he still loves me and thinks I’m awesome. He has seen my ugliest sides but still thinks I’m great and wants to be married to me. I am SO grateful…
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Women and Competition: The Ugly Truth

Today I read an article that made me very sad. It was written by a woman whom I respect, though we disagree on some things. This particular article (about which I will not disclose any more details than what I have here) arrived at some conclusions that I do not share, but what disappointed me…
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