22 Apr 2009

more transparency

We’ve been having dinner with friends from our church – or, more specifically, friends who are on staff at our church. Our goal has been to build a relationship, absolutely, but also to give them a safe place to “be themselves” as they struggle with a situation in their family. A beautiful friendship has blossomed […]

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18 Apr 2009

Theophostic Prayer

My husband & I had a phone conference last night with a Theophostic Prayer minister in our area. The short of the story is that we’re going to meet with her in about 10 days or so. The long of the story continues… I made the phone appointment a few days earlier and was somewhat […]

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14 Apr 2009

deep in the dark recesses of the past

I mentioned in my last post that my husband was starting to get to the bottom of his addictive issues and the known abuse in his past. That happened in a huge way in the last week. It’s weird enough-sounding that although it’s a major breakthrough, I’ve not quite known how to write about it. […]

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02 Apr 2009

random observations

The last few weeks have been hard:  we’ve completed a major task & challenge that God put in front of us (starting a church plant in an extremely secular area), and the spiritual opposition to our work and in our family was intense.  As in “holy crap! what is going on?!”-intense.  So I’ve not been […]

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