When Pain Feels Close and God Feels Far

When Pain Feels Close and God Feels Far

It was a question I never dreamed I’d ask. But that was before. Before life pulled the rug out from under my easy faith. Afterwards? All I could feel was my own pain. And God himself seemed far away. “I’ve now come to recognize the near-universality of the “Where is...
The Reason We Dance

The Reason We Dance

He approached me at my book table after a speaking engagement. A young guy, maybe mid-thirties, clean-cut and professional. He stood in line behind a half-dozen others. When he made it to the front, I threw out my hand and smiled. “Hi, there. I’m Michele. Nice...
A Bad Rule That Needs To Be Broken

A Bad Rule That Needs To Be Broken

I sat alone at Gate C31, lost in my own head and surrounded by fellow passengers and all their backpacks and computer bags. In less than 30 minutes, we’d board the plane. After a glance at my watch, I settled into a free chair and pulled out my laptop, content...
To Be Held

To Be Held

It was the fact that he wasn’t wearing shirt or shoes that first caught my attention, not the fact that he held something in his arms. After all, it’s not often you see a man walking the neighborhood barely dressed. Moments before I’d left the...
Finding Your Way Out When Despair Takes You Down

Finding Your Way Out When Despair Takes You Down

My heart sank like a rock when I read the news. Another suicide. Another young life lost to despair. There was a time, not all that long ago, when I responded stories of suicide with a distant, judging indifference. How could someone do that? How could someone...

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