The Lie That Binds

The lie binds humanity together from Eve to me. It binds those who believe it by crippling their perspective of themselves, their world, and their God. Had someone asked me a year ago, “Do you believe this lie?” I would have said, “No,” in the wounded tone of one who has been perceived unjustly. But … Continue reading The Lie That Binds

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He Said

I had a conversation yesterday that blessed me immensely and I hope it blesses you. It includes two boys whom I will call Adam (8) and Matt (6). Me: Good morning Boys: Good morning Adam: I like your dress.  It's pretty. Me: (looking down at my dress, laughing because everyone says that about this yellow … Continue reading He Said

On Knowing: Part One

There was something heady about roaming rows of tomes full of ancient legislature--red-bound books that boasted debates from the House of Commons and forest green, gilt-bound ones that contained government discussions of Canada, even before it was a nation. The shelves held, too, pamphlets of official reports to this or that Member of Parliament standing … Continue reading On Knowing: Part One

Dusty Hands

God spoke oceans, lady slippers, galaxies, amoebas, and platypuses into existence with simple generalized words. “Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place.” “Let the earth bring forth grass.” “Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven.” “Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life.” … Continue reading Dusty Hands