Tag Archives: Being Human

August 16

“I Found It”

Today I thought we would examine Rembrandt’s “The Parable of the Hidden Treasure” since the idea of what we treasure has been our text in church for the past couple of weeks. Rembrandt is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and even if you don’t know art, you’ve […]

March 23

Being Shattered

A few years ago I heard a song, brilliantly played by a local violinist, called “Shatter Me.” (You can watch the video by the original artist Lindsey Stirling  here.) The raw emotion of the song captured me, haunted me. I think what captured me was the idea of being “shattered.” At first glance, that doesn’t […]

December 09

Being Helpless

Every year on the first week of December I take a group of women to New York to do mission work. In the past, I wrote about seeing a woman lying on the cold sidewalk of 5th Avenue of NYC and how hopeless I felt not knowing how to help her. A similar thing happened this […]

January 23

Fact, Fate, Faith

At noon on Thursdays, a group of us women are looking at the study called, “Me, Myself and Lies.” This past week we talked about labels in our lives and were asked to consider what our “fact,” “fate,” and “faith” labels are. The fact label was something about ourselves that we maybe didn’t ask for but nonetheless […]

April 26

Why Torture is Wrong

Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Them. With that title, I didn’t know what to expect. Last night I was pleasantly surprised as I watched this play by Christopher Durang at NDSU. (BTW, my son’s girlfriend, Sarah, played the role of the mother Luella brilliantly!) As the title suggests, the subject matter is […]

March 04

Don’t go changin’…

Omigosh! “Being Human” got interesting tonight. (See my “this blog’s being” if you don’t know what I’m talking about.) Sally went back to the day she died and possessed herself in order to stop her death. Then she meets Aiden and Josh and tries to rework the future to be the way she thinks it […]