Manda's Musings

Lord, I have hope, help my hopelessness….

Baltimore City Mural, photo cred. Bruce Emmerling I wrote the following as a very lengthy comment to a friend's Facebook status a few weeks ago. This friend shared her desire to raise her white sons responsibly as it relates to the issue of race in this country. "Thank you Mendy. I've looked at much of… Continue reading Lord, I have hope, help my hopelessness….

Manda's Musings

Worthy One

My almost 2 year old daughter loves the song "Worthy One" by Nashville Life. She's wise beyond her years because if I'd embraced the words of that song as a younger me, I would've saved myself a lot of stress. The lyrics say, "Your the only worthy one. The one and only worthy one." We… Continue reading Worthy One

Manda's Musings

Christian Fiction Ministry?!?

I was an avid reader as a child and teenager. However, once I hit college, my recreational reading time was replaced with the wonderful world of coursework. I spent my time consuming social science textbooks and trying to grasp the main ideas of several novels in one semester for honors English. Reading as a hobby… Continue reading Christian Fiction Ministry?!?

Infertility: Is Anything Too Hard for God?

Married Without Children

  My husband and I are on a journey of infertility that sometimes feels like something brutal, like "The Hunger Games". Not in the sense that others are trying to kills us but in the sense that in our eyes, well let me just speak for myself. There are times that it seems I were… Continue reading Married Without Children