Even though I am questioning everything I ever thought I knew about God, I am having trouble letting go of the idea that there is some kind of power in prayer. What is prayer, anyway? Is it begging a deity to do something? Is a deity a requirement? Is it a collective hope for something … Continue reading is there prayer without god?
I asked a lot of questions in church last Sunday. I didn't raise my hand. I didn't state them to the priest in charge in front of the congregation. Our service is modern but we're not that kind of church. (I grew up in that kind of church, though - where anyone and everyone was … Continue reading are you there, god….?
All my life, I was told there was one special man God had chosen for me. Someone who would walk with me, guide me, be my friend and lover and soul mate. And I believed it. Because I lived with it. My parents, who were passionate lovers of God, had an amazing marriage. Theirs was … Continue reading one true love?
I couldn't sing yesterday. My husband and I attend a church plant. It's a small group, meets in a school cafeteria, and we are part of the actual plant team from the big church across the river. I'm a musician and singer, but not for the plant. They got someone younger and hipper to do … Continue reading what is wrong with me?
I've been lost before - while driving, choosing a major, finding a career, finding a mate. That kind of lost doesn't scare me. But now I am a kind of lost that I haven't been before. Spiritually lost. I grew up Christian. Fundamentalist, Evangelical, Charismatic Christian. The kind with bible drills and flannel graphs, vacation … Continue reading lost