Tagged Jodie Eyberg


Back on Track

“If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.” This folk proverb opens Bella, a movie I recently borrowed. How true! I thought to myself. It really made me think about how my life has arrived to this point. When I was in high school, I planned to go to a great school,…


Losing Control for Good

The first time my inner control freak became an issue in my marriage wasn’t long after my husband Mark and I said our "I do’s." We sat in the airport way too early in the morning awaiting the plane to take us on our honeymoon. Before we left, my mother had told me to call…


The Pursuit of Goodness

I wish I had $100 for each time I’ve been told, "You’re so good to adopt." I think I’d be able to pay for the adoption of our two girls from Haiti. Maybe adoption is a good thing to do. After all, God commands us to care for the orphan (and no, that doesn’t necessarily…



I have a heart murmur. I know it’s there, although the doctors deny it. OK, maybe I’m not describing the condition correctly. It may not be a heart murmur, but it’s definitely a murmuring heart. I too easily fall into the trap of finding fault in things and others. I focus on the not-so-good, the…

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