“WE ARE BEING BUILT UP AS LIVING STONES”—1ST PETER 2:5.
When I started this blog I wasn’t really sure what my purpose was. I just knew that I had piles of words all jumbled in my head desperately needing to be organized and sorted out. As I began writing, I found some clarity. But I’ve also struggled with my motives, my purpose, and my desire to write at all.
It was my big-picture thinker and amazingly wise husband who put it in perspective for me. One morning as I was whining about my lack of purpose he listened politely while sipping his coffee. When my lament had died down, he set his mug aside, leaned forward and firmly stated: “You write so that you will remember when the Lord speaks to you. These are your standing stones. And your writing not only blesses you, but the kids and I as well. Because as you build your standing stones, you become…
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