My Facade of Control

My Dear “Kindred Spirit,” So last week I wrote about manipulation, and how I have caught myself trying to manipulate situations in order to receive affirmation. The other side of manipulation is control. I don’t tend to manipulate situations in order to gain control, though, so I’ve never considered myself a controlling person. However, in … More My Facade of Control

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Being Stretched

My Dear “Kindred Spirit,” I feel like a dude. Correction: 6 hours ago I felt like a dude. I was standing on the porch roof of a mansion, drenched in sweat, fried to a crisp, and covered with paint. (Since then I’ve climbed down off the roof, gone home, showered, and changed my clothes. So … More Being Stretched

God’s Opinion

My Dear “Kindred Spirit,” What if the people of Nineveh had taken Jonah’s opinion of them as being God’s opinion of them?? I heard a sermon the other day that mentioned Jonah and how he really didn’t have a great opinion of the people of Nineveh. I usually don’t get too much out of sermons … More God’s Opinion

Come Alive!

My Dear “Kindred Spirit,” I am tired and sweaty and dehydrated. My feet hurt from high heels, there’s way too much paint on my face that I still need to wash off, and I hope that whoever invented upper underwear had to wear it every day of their life (sorry, if you’re a kindred spirit … More Come Alive!