Category: Rhonda’s Posts

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Sep 10, 2021

The lost boys

In the kitchen of my country home today, the windows are open. Feeling the cool breeze, smelling the fresh air, hearing the sounds of life on The Three, it all

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Sep 09, 2021

Please be kind to Alex

In a crowded mall food court, I take my seat. We’ve promised Chick-fil-A to our sons, and if we renege on this deal, we’ll have an insurrection on our hands.

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Sep 09, 2021

You’re not a failure, you’re brave

You came to my mind today. You’ve been looking at the hard places in your heart and your story, and you’re feeling weak, deficient, defeated. You well know your limitations,

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Sep 09, 2021

The carrot of Yet

This morning, I cinched up my sturdy Christian underwear and headed out into the tropics, a.k.a. Indiana summer. Running in this heat and humidity is no joke. (But then, I

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Sep 09, 2021

The couriers that come bearing gifts

I was thinking in the early morning hours about hard times and hard things. And I was thinking how some really big ‘good’ comes through the hardest stuff. As a

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Sep 09, 2021

When the way ahead is blurry, no dismay

There is little morning light. Today, the sun is hidden from sight. A thick layer of fog has come in through night, obscuring the view. Step, step, step. In a

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Sep 09, 2021

Keep planting

I’ve just come from Mr. Schrock’s office. I’m heading over to the orchard, a captivating, local business with fresh fruits and vegetables and other specialty items that the owner has

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Sep 09, 2021

For men who’ve been hurt by women

In some of my recent interactions with folks out and about in the world, I’ve been reminded again of something that troubles me greatly. And that is this–that women can

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Sep 09, 2021

Brighten the corner where you are

We’re sitting on the tarmac. Our departure time has come and then gone. “We have some VIP traffic right now,” the pilot says, “and all lanes are frozen.” Mr. Schrock

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Sep 09, 2021

Many sermons require no words

Things are heating up around here. Our Poli-Sci Guy showed up on the back stoop last night, and the revolving door we’ve got keeps on turning. Whoosh. Whoosh. Whoosh. This

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