Disappointment and Discouragement

Where We Go From Here

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick.”(1)  What a placid way to discuss how the venom of disappointment poisons the soul. Every week I ask God what He wants me to write about on this blog.  And every week I get an answer.  This week the answer was “disappointment and discouragement.”  Sometimes I have experiences after learning the theme that help …

Lives Intertwined

Cross-Stitched Lives

Just over ten years ago essentially every deep, lifelong friend I’d had walked away from me and my family.  They did this because the group of churches I had grown up in told them to, and they were informed that anyone who talked to us would be tossed out along with us. With a couple of exceptions, I haven’t talked …