Men ejaculate, women have periods. What's the big deal? Declaring them "unclean" until evening? Making them offer sacrifices? Why did God make the Israelites go through all of that? Is that shaming?
Why can't we just be good people? Why do we suck so bad all the time? I think Leviticus 14 has an answer.
Summary: What's the last thing you asked God for? Did you get it? Did He answer your prayer? Or did it feel a little bit like He ignored your request? Maybe you asked for a job or a financial blessing. Maybe you asked for healing or for friendship. Maybe you even asked for victory over … Continue reading On One Condition (Leviticus 9)
Summary: I remember going to my first Broadway show. It was Lion King, and it was fantastic. My best friend and I made it to the show just in time, running up the stairs past a glittery woman in an elephant costume and scooting past seatmates as the lights dimmed and the first song began. After … Continue reading The Money Secret They Don’t Want You To Know (Leviticus 7)
Summary: What's a routine or habit or process that you get super anal about? Like you have to have things exactly this way or else you get kind of annoyed. I have this problem a lot. For example, if someone interrupts my TV/food time and talks my head off, I feel like I'm being personally … Continue reading The Love In The Law (Leviticus 6)
Summary: They say the Internet makes people bold, but it can make a wimp out of you too. Sure, you can send mean, racist, and offensive messages anonymously all you want, but if you use social media with your real name, you had better think twice before you post, share, or like. So many people … Continue reading Walk Of Shame (Leviticus 4)
Summary: What's your love language? How do you prefer to receive love? What makes you feel loved? It's an important question because so much of our life is about relationship - the relationships we have with family, friends, significant others, spouses, coworkers, church members - the list goes on and on. What about the relationship … Continue reading God’s Love Language (Leviticus 3)
Summary: I remember when I graduated from high school. It was a great day. It was a sunny, hot Friday. Some of my family had flown in for the occasion. I had on a super cute pink dress. I felt happy and accomplished. But the peace and joy I felt that day had nothing on … Continue reading This Is Just The Beginning (Exodus 40)
Summary: I kind of hate it when people ask that question. First of all, I have no idea. Second of all, why does it matter whether or not I can answer that question? After all, your answer is always judged. Have you set your sights too high or too low? Do you have purpose in … Continue reading Where Do You See Yourself In Twenty Years? (Exodus 39)
Summary: Earlier last week an email showed up in my inbox. It pointed out a problem, a mistake, an issue and it gently suggested that I was the one to blame and thus, the one to find a solution. There was just one thing wrong - I was not to blame, not in the slightest. A fire … Continue reading Clap For Me (Exodus 37)