Joy and Sorrow

"Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. Some of you say, "Joy is greater than sorrow," and others say, "Nay, sorrow is the greater." But I say unto you, they are inseparable. Together they come, and when one sits, alone with you at your board, remember that the other is asleep upon your bed." Kahlil Gibran … Continue reading Joy and Sorrow

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Singing in Church!

In 1761, John Wesley penned these iconic rules for singing in churches. Believe it or not in the 18th Century these hymns were cutting edge. Some were tunes from pub songs (how scandalous). Wesley's rules for singing were pushing back on the status quo of worship for his community. The communities were singing without excitement and … Continue reading Singing in Church!

Unbecoming

Eric and I have talked about writing a blog several times before.  I don’t speak for Eric, but one of the things that have stopped me in the past was feeling like I didn't have anything to add to the conversation.  I mean millions of pastors, and millions of moms, write blogs.  That, and not wanting to open … Continue reading Unbecoming