What Sin is This?

“But we were a classic American family. That’s what my father said. We’d gather at the dinner table and he’d say, ‘What a great American family!’” “And what was dinner like?” I leaned towards the young woman in the other chair. I’d been seeing her in therapy every week for a few months. “Dinner was …

Learning From CBE Mistakes

"There's no perfection in this life, there's just learning from our mistakes." When I worked with perfectionists, I tried to teach them this jewel. I'd learned it myself, as a recovering perfectionist. After attending the Christian Book Expo in Dallas this past weekend, as an exhibiting author, I'm glad to report that we are learning …

Pure Motives?

The other day my husband told me about a man who traded in his hybrid Honda Civic for a Prius, the Toyota hybrid. The Civic looked too much like a traditional car and he wanted the attention the Prius drew. In some quarters of American society, there’s a new kind of “green conspicuous consumption.” We …