I had an interesting conversation the other night about boundariesâ€”in relationships and in life in general. I am pretty sure that I am not a person that has a very mature understanding of what it means to operate with a lot of boundaries with people. Today my husband had taken a day off from his… Continue reading How do you do it?
Last night I drove to LAX to pick up an old friend, AB. She is here in L.A. for her spring break of her final year in college in the Midwest. AB and I have a pretty special history together. In college, I was the coordinator for a big sister/big brother program in the inner… Continue reading Sisters
Tonight our pastor showed up at the park rec center where our Spanish language bible study meets to worship on Saturday nights. He was greeted by a few hundred members of the Bloods street gang who had gathered at our park after the funeral of one of their own. He made his way into the… Continue reading and on the seventh day…
Dear Anonymous, My guess is that you wonâ€™t ever read this, but maybe writing this has more to do with me than you anyway. When I walked down the stairs to my front door last week to check my mail, the highest hopes I entertained were that perhaps the Newsweek had arrived a day early,… Continue reading mailbox manna