Robin Dance

“The story of your life is the story of the long and brutal assault on your heart by the one who knows what you could be and fears it.” John […]



Dec 22, 2015 by

I was wrestling with a waller, the unattractive kind that slops around in a puddle of pity. I think it had started with the post-Thanksgiving blues. It had been the first Thanksgiving […]


Seeding Faith

Oct 19, 2015 by

“And the Lord said, ‘If you had faith like a grain of mustard seed . . .'” {Luke 17:6a, ESV} Theirs is a small ministry. Nothing flashy. Almost invisible. Some wouldn’t […]

Sometimes parenting means letting go

Greater Love

Sep 12, 2015 by

Sometimes when you get what you hope and pray for, it’s not just hard, it hurts. I’m a mama to three — two brothers born before their big sister turned […]

My love for Jesus has led me to believe

My sister and I were plotting our day at my kitchen table when the phone rang and a rush of words tumbled in my ear. It was my oldest son calling from his brother’s phone, and I was […]

Seek First

We didn’t talk for two days after I wrote about him. Them. It wasn’t because he wouldn’t but because he couldn’t. “I know it’s all true because I’ve lived it,” he quivers, “but it’s […]

Robin Dance,

Love Notes

Jun 2, 2015 by

“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver.” {Proverbs 25:11} Sometimes, in a burst of inspiration, you come up with an idea that’s too […]


Our words matter, yeah? So how can we use them to leave a legacy? Scripture calls us to share what God has done in our lives with the next generation, […]