I was at a party when a friend introduced me to someone. To get to know me, my acquaintance predictably asked, “So, what do you do?” I groaned. For years I was a stay-at-home mom. I had four boys in the span of six years. As thankful as I am for the privilege of investing […]
If I had to describe myself in one word it would be, “needy.” I’ve felt this way for the last few years. I have a lot of experience with it, an unfortunate expertise.
The question is not, “are we needy?” The question is, “are we needy well?”
You, dear reader, are needy, too. My husband frequently reminds me that it’s good to be needy. Our needs extend well beyond our physical possessions. In my life, I find that my physical neediness always points me to my spiritual neediness.
How can I bring glory to God in my neediness? How is my being needy a good thing?
Join me in this journey that began with a simple, heartfelt prayer:
“Lord, help me to be needy well.”
For a more thorough manifesto on be needy well, click here.
We recently heard the sounds of the celebration of evil. The sounds are haunting. The cheers and claps of New York state legislators as they celebrate the passing of the ironically named Reproductive Health Act. This legislation, which greatly expands women’s access to abortion, was signed into law by the governor of New York, Andrew […]
Christians talk a lot about glory. We hear it in sermons, read about it in books, and teach our children how they should do all things for the glory of God. This word is beautifully splattered across the pages of Scripture. Glory is a big deal. Despite my familiarity with the word, I’m realizing that […]