Category: Patience

In Which I Hate God’s Timing Right Now

Sooner or later, I knew this time would come. Ever since I began my doctoral studies, I have been warned–repeatedly–that everyone hits a wall. Everyone reaches that point when they are tired of the work and they are ready to be done with it. I am at that point right now. For the last two…
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Grace for the Pharisee

The term “Pharisee” is one that carries exclusively negative connotations. Akin to the labels “hypocrite” and “legalist,” there isn’t much worse in the way of Christian insults. For a lot of us, the term is also an escape hatch. When a fellow Christian behaves in a way that is antithetical to the grace of Christ,…
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Be Slow to Anger

It’s hard to believe but I have been blogging for over 4 years now! Crazy, huh? And during those 4 years I have been extremely blessed to have gracious and thoughtful commenters. I like to think it’s because my arguments are so compelling and sympathetically written, but it’s probably because most of my blog readers…
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Waiting Beings

Thanks for all the birthday wishes I received yesterday! The day was not as bad as I thought it would be. I got an amazing massage (happy birthday to ME!) and spent the evening with some dear friends. I couldn’t ask for more! One of my special gifts yesterday was a conversation with a friend…
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