The Need for Salt

Growing up, we only ate one type of white rice: Assyrian rice. My Nana made the best rice, and when I was living on my own, I spent a day with her learning the secret to making rice just like her. My Nana’s recipe for Assyrian rice is a true … Read More

Holding Ourselves Accountable

Note: While some may choose to read intention into this post, the process for The Glorious Table remains consistent in that we submit content two months ahead of publication and trust God will use our words to encourage, challenge, and guide others to focus on him. I’m writing over at … Read More

Delight in Freedom

They practice deceit, thieves break into houses, bandits rob in the streets; but they do not realize that I remember all their evil deeds. Their sins engulf them; they are always before me. “They delight the king with their wickedness, the princes with their lies.  They are all adulterers, burning like an … Read More

God is Speaking, Are you Listening?

I’m writing over at The Glorious Table today. Here’s a Preview: Do you ever read the Old Testament and get frustrated with the Israelites? Do you read their responses to leaders or prophets or God and think how selfish or whiny they seem? God is constantly showing the Israelites he … Read More

“Close” isn’t Close Enough

I’m writing over at The Glorious Table today! Here’s a Preview: Our vacuum broke. I’d ignored a cracked clip for about a year, convincing myself that Shark vacuums are so high-quality that the fact the canister no longer had an unbroken seal wasn’t a problem. But eventually, our vacuum made … Read More