2&3 gathered Category

when you are afflicted

I see you there alone warming yourself by the fire outside the city gates.  I see your pain, hurt, and longing for one friend to accept you. One who will invite you inside the walls of community. Is there any hurt like rejection?  Can anything compare to hearing laughter and joy of friends gathered, and […]

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the question we long to answer

{I’ll come right out and tell you: I have stage fright. The kind which tongue-ties a person in knots because how do you tell the world what’s been gnawing your gut for years? There is pain and loneliness of being outside the gates of whatever in life, but there is also hope. How do I convey even a morsel of that […]

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