Category: Obedience

But Does It Bear Fruit?

But Does It Bear Fruit?

Yesterday my friend Makyna sent me a podcast from Jonathan David and Melissa Helser called “The Humanity of Jesus,” insisting I had to give it a listen. Six minutes in, I was already crying. (And I’m really not much of…

We Are [Not] the Gardeners

We Are [Not] the Gardeners

I am not a gardener. I really want to be, but I fail every time I try. My grandpa had this huge garden that would produce so many strawberries, zucchini, melons, and green beans every summer that he had to…

Delayed Obedience

Delayed Obedience

Several years ago, I was living in a different city, struggling in seemingly every area of my life, and so over-stressed that I was having panic attacks. In the middle of a panic attack so severe that it lasted several…

But I’m Being Good

But I’m Being Good

My dog Bentley is really not that well-behaved. He knows what he is and is not supposed to do, but he constantly pushes the limits and does what he wants, even though he knows better. When he really wants something,…