#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for February, 2006

I Saw a Man on the Street…

the other day. He was holding a megaphone, and flanked by other men carrying signs. One read, “Homosexuality is an Abomination!” I considered joining him, with a sign of my own. “Bigotry is an Abomination!” would have been good. (Actually, having just moved into a new house which, while beautiful, was apparently decorated by Holly Hobby two weeks after her prescription ran out, I think “My Wallpaper is an Abomination” would have been the most honest.)

Watching these men, and being a writer, I couldn’t help imagining the Jesus I know on the scene. I suspect it would have been

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Organized Chaos

As many of you will have noticed, there was no blog yesterday.

That’s because it was a zoo around here! Two big trucks were unloaded. A forklift zipped back and forth, all day long. Willing hands lifted and carried–it was a flurry of activity. The place was full of friends and family–from a little baby, not even walking yet, to a beloved aunt in her eighties! One of the many reasons I came home–for these people, who love me enough to drive U-Hauls and semis, to load and unload.

Last night, I slept in my own bed. What a blessing.

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.