Wednesday June 29, 2005

A friend (who shall remain nameless) just informed me that she has finally experienced her first kiss! That might seem like an inane thing to you, but if you knew my friend, you’d realize that this is tantamount to Elvis still being alive or a football player winning a Nobel prize. You see, my friend […]

Saturday June 25, 2005

In case you’re bored and would like to expand your knowledge and understanding of one of the world’s most courageous women, the Corrie Ten Boom book you need to order and READ is: “The Hiding Place”. And Ahram, no–I don’t think I’ll tell you. But I’ll gladly interact with you if you have questions unrelated […]

Saturday June 25, 2005

RebLyner wrote: “Here’s one for abby:¬† how does a woman remain strong¬†yet not dominant, vulnerable yet not “mousy”?” Her question made the nun in me go “Hmm” and instantly brought to mind some of the more “strong AND vulnerable” women who have impacted this world. Women like Mother Theresa, Corrie Ten Boom, and, on a […]

Thursday June 23, 2005

It has come to my attention that many of you are confused about: a. my identityb. my motivesc. my gender a. I am temporarily masking my true identity because–well, because I find your confusion entertaining. What can I say? It’s cheap fun. b. My motives are pure! If you think my entries are a backhanded […]

Tuesday June 21, 2005

To paraphrase Emily Dickinson, “Tis better to have loved and lost…” than to be stuck with a jerk. Sometimes past losses are God’s gift to our future! Just call me Yoda: short, round, “wise”, and I tend to my words backwards say…. Now if I could only meet my very own Han Solo!

Monday June 20, 2005

Lesson learned: There is nothing in life that doesn’t leave a trace on us. Whether it is a scar or a beauty mark, it will have an indelible impact on our futures. Unless we recognize it, observe it and study it, it will have power over us. Once we understand it and accept it, it […]

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