God at Three O’Clock – Here’s one especially for the moms. “Have you been there? In those 3am moments? When it feels like the whole world is sleeping soundly, but you are up wringing your hands or watching Mickey Mouse Clubhouse with a miserable baby or crying out to God that He will take away your pain, take away your child’s pain, hear you when He feels so far away?”
Delaying Marriage and Same Sex Attraction – Lore Ferguson wonders about the connection: “The longer marriage is delayed into the 30s and later, the more I have women especially coming and confessing SSA or the existence of a SS relationship in which they have engaged.”
A Consensus on Airplane Seat Reclining – I quite agree: We need guidelines on when, if ever, it’s OK to recline one’s seat. Mostly, never.
Dear Donald Miller – Lots of people took the time to respond to some recent comments from Donald Miller. This was probably my favorite.
So Much More Than Manners – Julian Freeman: “I want to provide you with my compilation of New Testament texts and teaching on thankfulness. I think the best way to use it is to download the PDF, print it, go through the texts one-by-one and make notes on them. That being said, I know that many of you (a) won’t do that, or, (b) won’t do that without convincing, so I’m going to offer a few highlights here.”
An Imperfect Mom Is Still a Good Mom – I guess every mom gets to this point: “Perfect Mother was out of the question. My blotted record had shown me that already. But maybe Good Mother could be enough for my little ones.”
Waiting for an answer to prayer is often part of the answer.—John Blanchard