The Weakest Reed

He will not crush the weakest reed or put out a flickering candle.

December 27, 2013
by Rachel Gustafson

This one I had to write for myself in the aftermath of Christmas

I don’t know about you, but it doesn’t matter if I actually had anything to drink over Christmas, when I wake up the morning after the last celebration I always feel hung-over.  Emotionally, physically, financially… I feel spent.  Groggy.  Pained.  … Continue reading

December 20, 2013
by Rachel Gustafson

My advent reflection wasn’t looking so pretty…

It was one of those days I felt like a rather dirty Christian.   I walked into church feeling decidedly unworthy. I don’t’ remember the exact circumstances.  There may have been yelling in the car or at home.  But I wasn’t … Continue reading