Molly Peele

The Power of an Invitation

The Power of an Invitation

It happened as I was on my way to play a board game with friends from church. Someone in my car asked, “So, Molly, why are you going to this?”

Caught off-guard, my eyes switched back and forth between the road ahead and the rearview mirror as I tried to gauge the sincerity of the question. After quick deliberation in silence, I said, “Well, I guess the first reason would be that I was invited.”

Why I Deactivated My Facebook Account

Why I Deactivated My Facebook Account

It was the middle of the afternoon, not late at night when my mind was tired or early in the morning before I had reminded myself of the Lord’s faithfulness and new mercies. I was alone, but not in a dangerous place. I was in my apartment. 

But maybe that seemingly safe setup added to the shock when I saw the disturbing news on my screen as I scrolled down my Facebook newsfeed.