My college friend Mary shocked me, woke me up, with these words:. “Let us remember that we are in the presence of God,” she would say, before beginning any spoken prayer.
Last night my husband were talking about North Korea and DACA, and then we peeked in on our safely sleeping children. “I can see why it is so tempting and so common to become myopic,” he said.
It is hard enough to talk about God. The conversations get even trickier when we bring in the name of Christ.
I think we need to be honest about how uncomfortable it is to talk about God.
The other day my six-year-old daughter asked me why people stop being married. She didn’t even know the word for it.