Our children were eight and ten when I told them about my past. My sin-filled, gin-soaked, seriously-bad-girl past. The soft April light warmed our sunporch that Saturday afternoon as the […]



Apr 14, 2014 by

I fell in “like” with Haiti before I even stepped off the plane. But I’m here now. I’m here. And I’m in love. It has been months of planning and […]


A Sunday Scripture

Apr 6, 2014 by

“When God our Savior revealed His kindness and love, He saved us, not because of the righteous things we had done, but because of His mercy. He washed away our […]


My daughter nearly drowned in a swimming pool when she was two-years-old; and I nearly drowned in my guilt after the incident. It happened on my watch. She, very cautious […]


The Best Defense

Apr 2, 2014 by

You know how they say the best defense is a good offense? Of course, I’m not sure who “they” are. I was never much of an athlete. Truth be told, […]


A Sunday Scripture

Mar 30, 2014 by

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, […]

The beauty of bleeding hearts

My guilty secret I have a confession to make: sometimes I just don’t care. I’m faced with the pain and difficulties of our world and I can’t seem to summon […]


There is a misunderstanding, I believe, making its way through our collective minds. The misunderstanding is that we need a “big” story in order to make a difference. When I […]