Grace

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As we walk after school she says, Mama. The kids said mean things to me. And I sigh. So I counsel and hold and I sway with eight-year-old bony shoulders […]

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This post was previously published in May 2013, but the message is one many of us need to hear on a regular basis. We hope this speaks to you today. […]

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Every True Thing

Oct 1, 2014 by

I’m teaching the importance of words. I hope my kids learn this. But first I have to learn it myself and these lessons are hard learned. Words matter. The things […]

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“Let light shine out of darkness…” (2 Corinthians 4:6) I love light. Sunlight, lamplight, candlelight. Big windows with the curtains tied back. Lamps brightening the corners of each room. Candles […]

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My plane landed at 9:30 pm Sunday night. That’s 12:30 am on the East Coast and since I’d been there all weekend, I had quickly adapted to the different time […]

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A story is not what we think it is. It isn’t words on a page. It’s life. Your life. My life. Lives of those around us and fictional lives of […]

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{Image is a gift for you to use and share however you’d like.} The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, He […]

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Older And Wiser

Sep 4, 2014 by

I recently asked myself this question: Am I older and wiser, or just older? I am definitely older, and my reflection in the mirror reminds me of this every day. My […]