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When I first arrived in Turkey many moons ago to live our family’s new life, I was the mother of a two-year-old. A few months later, I became pregnant with […]


Tuesdays are my busiest day of the week. I take my three children to their various schools (which, of course, all start at the same time), then I start the […]

Church in the Snow

photo source I love the history behind beloved hymns. When I was standing in The Jerusalem Hotel lobby in Israel earlier this year, staring at the original copy of It […]


This is the first time in several years that I’m actually looking forward to the Christmas season. I know that’s not terribly “Christian” of me to say, but hear me […]


My days and weeks the past few months have been spent book writing. I’ve got a deadline looming on the insanely close horizon, and like any good writer, I’ve spent […]


For most of my childhood, I thought a dog and white picket fence were necessary for a happy life. That changed in my late teens, when I traveled overseas for […]


There’s a lot to love about the Internet. I’ve met some of my greatest friends online, you can learn more than is possible in one lifetime through online classes and […]


I grew up in the evangelical mainstream church, in the south nonetheless. I know how to speak the language, stand or sit at the right parts, and I can sing […]