“When the dust clears and in the quiet of your own heart, what kind of God do you believe in, really? And why?” (The Sin of Certainty - CHECK IT OUT HERE).
In this episode on the Deconstructing Mamas podcast, Pete Enns, author of that quote and Lizz's dad, candidly shares his own journey of deconstruction and how his own "sin of certainty" played out in his parenting, especially the harm it caused to his children and to himself. Pete's wisdom as a Bible nerd and scholar, alo
“Curiosity is the opposite of certainty. Curiosity isn’t about right or wrong or should or shouldn’t. Those words are about certainty.” (page 163 of A Mother's Guide to Raising Herself - CHECK IT OUT HERE).
"Raising kids highlighted just how uncertain life was, but my faith was wholly tied to certainty. Therein lies the tension. So I decided to be curious."
In this episode on the Deconstructing Mamas podcast, Sarah Bragg, author of those two quotes and fellow deconstructing
The other night, I pulled out a very well-worn book that I keep going back and back to. I have a few of these in my life.
These are the books that stopped me in my tracks and opened my heart to the wonders of the world around me and also the world within me.
They are the ones that I recommend over and over again to others who are struggling with life events, need some guidance in a particular area or possibly need a friend to remind them to keep their chin up and lean into