Tara’s voice is an important one for those of us who have *not experienced neglect as a child.
There are legions of children/young adults out there who have. It helps to know a bit about what they have experienced and what they might feel.
Beautiful Story of a Prodigal Recovered . . .
I just love this. I think all true believers have a story with some resemblance to this one.
You Can Ignore these Three Critics!
Good thoughts about what is important in criticism and what is not . . .
The Tragedy of Forgetting a Child in a Car . . .
These stories hurt so much I can almost not breathe while reading them . . .
Why Does God Keep Secrets? (and can I trust Him when He does?)
Not a perfect explanation of election (because it is a “God concept,” after all), but one that is workable . . .
Southern Fried Faith or . . . Uniquenesses of Christianity in the South!
Can I get a witness? Yes, we do just as this post suggests. Especially the part about ignoring the elephant in the room by way of believing all interpersonal problems will resolve themselves if we just ignore them long enough . . . (that is enough to make this Northern-reared girl crazy. There is nothing attractive about passive-aggressive behavior).
People who Attend Megachurches
I did not expect this. So much involvement, even when they could easily be anonymous and just warm a pew!