Tomorrow I am off to Haiti. When I come back, I’ll have more money, more clothes, more food, and more comfort than I had when I left. The reason is because I will actually see all that I have….Read More »
For half my life, I prayed for a husband and child of my own. For half my life, God gave me singleness and other people’s children to care for. I wondered if God and I spoke different languages.
This week’s blog is actually the continuation of a story I posted two weeks ago. It can be read alone, but if you want the full story and you missed that post, here’s the link: http://blog.lauriepolich.com/when-god-widens-your-gaze/
With this story, I…
A reflection on Lent
“For Christ’s love compels us”, Paul writes.
To which I must confess reluctantly, “Not always”.
(However I don’t recommend that for your church’s next responsive reading.)
But if I’m honest, there are times when I am compelled…Read More »
Author Philip Yancey (of whom I am a big fan) says there are 3 questions we struggle with when we feel God’s distance and want or need him to be close. The questions are: Why is God hidden? Why…Read More »
You’ve probably heard the quote, “If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.” It’s not a Bible verse, but I think I’ll vote for it when the next translation comes out. The last time my plans…Read More »
Meet LaurieHi, I used to be Laurie Polich, but now I'm Laurie Polich Short. Some of you older youth workers might remember me from my Youth Specialties speaking days. But a few things have happened since that time...I got married, became a step mom, and most recently published two books. Read more on the "About Laurie" page
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