The God who Waits

Mark was a functioning alcoholic who I met when I was doing my student chaplaincy at a treatment center in the Twin Cities.  A “functioning alcoholic” is someone who is addicted to alcohol, but is able to maintain, at least for awhile, their jobs, their families and their lives.  Their addiction often does great damage in these … More The God who Waits

Inheritance

I have a friend whose mother decided that she didn’t want to have any arguing or conflict among her kids over her “stuff” after she was gone.  Her solution was simple:  She got three packs of post-in notes, each in a different color, and went through her home, sticking the post-its on the back of … More Inheritance