Last night, I stopped at a gas station after church (my service meets in the afternoon). I walked inside to pay with cash, then returned to the car. And this man - about my height - on the other side of the gas pump starts talking to me. "Um...ma'am?" I can feel myself tensing up. … Continue reading Fearless Stranger
The other day, while I was out and about, I called a medical practice to set up an appointment for my twisted-up shoulder/neck/back muscle. And that's when I found out my phone service hadn't renewed. Hm. Well, okay, I know I'm pretty broke right now. And I had that overdraft not too long ago...but I thought … Continue reading Bottom Dollar
One Sunday, when I was in my mid-teens, I walked over to hang out with my girl-friends before church (technically, they probably fit more in the "acquaintance" category, but in a certain sense, I consider most people to be my friends). One of them asked me the typical question "How are you?", and, believing at … Continue reading Is Depression a Sin?