• Wednesday Words

    Is God Digging Pride out of Your Soul?

    Have you ever had God dig some pride out of your soul? He does this to me a lot–I guess I need it greatly. I do often invite Him to take His Lion claws like in C. S. Lewis’ The Voyage of the Dawn Treader and tear away my dragon flesh, the thick scales I can’t peel off on my own, leaving me the way He wants me to be–the humble human in His image. I was humming along week after week, depending on God for words to write in this blog, and sure enough, He faithfully provided, sometimes giving me the feeling of words being downloaded through my fingers…

  • Wednesday Words

    Grace for Clueless Tee Ball Players and Me

    by Heather Bock Last Saturday, my four year old had his first tee ball game. It was a comedy of errors. Several of the kids hit the tee more than the ball, sometimes knocking it completely down, but they ended up on first anyway. Any time any of the kids would make the ball move, most of the outfield would run in together to get it, bumping into each other in the process. During one of the first of these races, JP lost out in a battle with two other teammates to grab the ball, and he started crying, heartbroken. The next time he got the ball (I say got,…