Archive for May 2020

On Those Days You Feel Abandoned

My heart breaks every time I think of Christ’s lament from the cross: About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli,  lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”).  Matthew 27.46 NIV Because there is nothing quite so painful as the sense of being abandoned by someone you…

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6 Ways You Can Be a Spiritual Mama

While still in my thirties, I realized I was an ‘older woman.’ I had stumbled upon the mandate in Titus 2 about older women living in a way that honors God, “They should teach others what is good. These older women must train the younger women…” It was easy to dismiss this as something for…

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Have You Lost Track of God?

Have you ever taken your eyes off a child for a moment, only for them to become lost? No matter how long the separation lasts, the horror of their disappearance time-stamps your brain with trauma. Thirty years ago, my best friend Maggie Rowe, experienced this when her young son Jordan wandered away from his family…

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