put your cards on the table

I could have written this post: (http://lifesahigh.tumblr.com/post/73007054001/thekhoolhaus) “I wish people could just say how they feel like ‘Hey I really don’t like when you do that to me’ or ‘Hey I’m in love with you’ or ‘Hi I really miss you and I think about you all the time’ without sounding desperate. Why can’t everyone… Read More

patriarchy and women’s empowerment

The description on the back of my new book, Less Than a Widow, (shown at left) says: Kathleen Evenhouse paints a rich picture of the traditions and trials of ancient womanhood as she skillfully brings new life into the ageless account of the biblical Ruth. As the 3000-year-old story unfolds, it becomes clear that today’s women… Read More

Is your Monday morning a drag?

And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. And always be thankful. ~ Colossians 3:15 (New Living Translation)  Let the peace of Christ keep you in tune with each other, in step with each other. None of this… Read More

Our parents influence us

Honor your father and mother. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the Lord your God is giving you. Exodus 20:12 (NLT) Your parents taught you about nurture, safety, provision, authority, parenting—not just by their words, but in how they acted and reacted to you, to each other, and to others. You… Read More

Defined or fluid?

SYSTEM or TALENT POOL: On January 4 I presented my theory about dividing coaches into these two general camps. SYSTEM coaches believe in a game plan, a system, which will bring success. Players have very specific roles to play and their responsibility is to learn and fulfill those roles. TALENT POOL coaches adapt their systems… Read More

Blink

“Ready for a surprise? You blink twenty-five times every minute. Each blink takes one-fifth of a second. So if you take a ten-hour automobile trip, averaging forty miles per hour, you’ll drive thirty-three miles with your eyes closed!” (Chuck Swindoll, Insight for Living, http://www.insight.org) This is the first paragraph of a July letter from Pastor… Read More