Tag Archives: Love

Tree Man

For at least 25 years I’ve been doodling trees–in margins of notebooks in high school English, on my flared jeans in Sharpie during Survey of the Old Testament in college.  Near home in Tinley Park, Illinois, there was one particular … Continue reading

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Confessions of the Tarred and Graveled

“Be hospitable to one another without complaint. As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.” 1 Peter 4:9 NASB I went to bed unsettled last … Continue reading

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The Very Near

Till we lay these weapons at your feet, / Lord / How long, how long?  –Linford Detweiler of Over the Rhine, “Idea #21 (Not Too Late),” Ohio My husband casually browsed his phone this morning (you know, the way we used … Continue reading

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Review of To the Wonder

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.” Proverbs 12:13 “All night long on my bed I looked for the one my heart loves; I looked for him but did not find him.  I will … Continue reading

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