Who’s the Victim?

“Yes, in spite of the surreal quality of the interaction, the monologue in the garden was an answer to prayer—to both my long-term prayer that my father would take responsibility for his sin, and to this morning’s prayer for light in the midst of their darkness. But we saw the abuse very differently. In his …

Renewed, Retired, and A Happy Childhood

More than two years ago, I stopped publishing weekly devotionals. I was tired, frustrated, and disappointed with how this whole speaking/writing thing was playing out. I had a plan. God wasn’t working according to that plan. I didn’t think I’d made up my own plan. In hindsight, though, seems like I did. As it turns …