Monthly Archive: November 2010

GOD, Incorporated

We’ve now spent two days talking about prayer-hedging, and the fear that asking for the wrong thing in prayer will bring down God’s wrath on our heads. At the worst part of this mindset, I treated God as GOD, Incorporated….
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Don’t pray that!

I got caught for a while in a prayer-trap, and after an online discussion showed me others experienced it too, I figured I’d blog it. It’s the “God As Horror Movie” trap. It goes like this: Be careful what you…
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Dear Grandma

Dear Grandma L: It’s weird sometimes what we remember from childhood. I don’t know if you realized that some perfectly ordinary moments were the ones I’d recall. Things like the powdered packet of Lipton Noodle soup made for lunch. Things…
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