EDITOR’S LETTER October 2021

EDITOR’S LETTER October 2021

Splinters, sore throats, and hearing from God      Sometimes the answer to our problem is obvious, but we haven’t paid attention.          Sometimes we’re so busy worrying, we fail to ask God what to do.        I’m preaching to myself here.         Over...
EDITOR’S LETTER September 2021

EDITOR’S LETTER September 2021

  Saying goodbye to a furry friend        Y’all, don’t hold this against me, but I’m a cat person.         I know dogs are more popular. I know they’re nicer. I know they’re “man’s best friend.” I lived with various roommates and their canine BFFs for...
Editor’s Letter August 2021

Editor’s Letter August 2021

    How 1 teacher changed my life       I don’t know when I realized that Teddie Faye Raines was my favorite teacher. The fact is, I didn’t have time to think about it. As a 17-year-old, I was too busy watching her dance on her desk (which I guess she did...
EDITOR’S LETTER July 2021

EDITOR’S LETTER July 2021

    Crying, cake, and the grace of God      Two days in a row, I cried. Two days in a row, I had cake. Two days in a row, I stood in a house of worship and watched dear friends make big life decisions “official.”       I cried on Saturday, June 26, when my...
EDITOR’S LETTER JUNE 2021

EDITOR’S LETTER JUNE 2021

    What ‘song’ is stuck in your head?   I’ve written before about how God spoke to me during my senior year of college, when I was questioning everything about Christianity. He spoke through the Bible and through trusted believers. He also used...
EDITOR’S LETTER MAY 2021

EDITOR’S LETTER MAY 2021

  Why it’s good that life is hard      “The journey is too much for you.”  I heard this in a sermon a couple months ago, just a few hours before making a difficult phone call to a friend. I knew I had to make the call, but I just wanted to enjoy my Sunday...