Category Archives: love

Inadequate Mothers

I’m so glad I’ve had help. Continue reading

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Rodalena Reviews: Go Set a Watchman

(Note to reader: the following review includes vague spoilers; the linked articles give specific ones.) Reading Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman is like unintentionally walking in on a half-dressed bride. Some highly-stressed Aunt Alexandra-type hollered to go get her; … Continue reading

Posted in Bookof Isaiah, Books, Controversy, family, Go Set a Watchman, Growing Up, Harper Lee, Life Lessons, Literature, love, Nostalgia, pain, Racism, Reading, reverence, Rodalena Reviews, Roots, Spiritual Growth, The South | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

What Those Roses Mean

He got you roses… Continue reading

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Pillow Talk: The Stunning Conclusion

We had a half-hour to find a blanket, purchase it and these pillows and get across the street to the theater. What could possibly go wrong? Continue reading

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Pillow Talk

“You need better pillows,” my boyfriend announced out of the clear blue last weekend. “Where can we go to get some?” Continue reading

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Life is Funny

We’re in our red wagon, flying through the woods of life together. It’s both wonderful and terrifying. Continue reading

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The Language of Flowers: Camellias

My boyfriend didn’t know it, but the reason I like camellias most is because of their beautiful hidden meaning. Continue reading

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How to Talk to a Former Fundamentalist

Don’t ask, “So, do you have a demon?” Continue reading

Posted in Biblical interpretation, Change, Christianity, church, compassion, Doubt, faith, fear, friends, Fundamentalism, Fundamentalist, God, Grace, heaven, honesty, love, ministry, pain, Patience, religion, Spirituality, Truth, Words | Tagged , , , | 25 Comments

Ericisms: Little Ladies’ Man

“Do you have a girlfriend, son?” Continue reading

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Letting Them Rest

Life may be brief, but love is eternal. Continue reading

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