I’ve been called a snob more than once. Continue reading “The Book Snob Tag”
Why didn’t I seek this tag out earlier?
Did I rashly promise to do summer book tags?
Does that sound like something I would do?
She may become a witch, a real witch.
– John Piper
WE’RE BACK, WITCHES. Continue reading “Witchy Book Recs”
Over plates of mediocre spaghetti, I hear a familiar discussion start. A fellow Christian (usually male, shaking his head sadly) puts his fork down and bellows, “The body of Christ is so FRACTURED!”
The rest of the table pauses. I munch on a corner of garlic bread.
“How can we have UNITY in the church,” the man continues, “if we’re all SEPARATE!?”
Missing the rhetorical nature of the question, the rest of the table jumps in. Continue reading “Solving Spiritual Debates”
Church people hate me.
At least, it’s hard not to feel that way as a single woman.
For over a year, I’ve watched people panic when I show up without a partner. I’ve been asked, “Soooooo hooooooow’s wooooooork?” more times than I can count. I’ve had others explain things to me that I already understand.
I thought I was the problem. I doubled-down on small talk, asked lots of questions, brought wine to Bible study.
Still I got panicked smiles, questions about college, the dreaded, “Hoooooooow’s work?”
I thought, Maybe these people are uncomfortable around singles.