Nana looked her best. She wore stockings and a dress — never pants — and in the summer months a matching hat. Head held high, she made her way to the bus […]


“A friend loves at all times.” {Proverbs 17:17, NKJV} “I know you’re depressed; don’t try to deny it. I’ll be praying for you; call me if you need me. Or […]


It had been a particularly difficult week, and after a short trip to visit my parents, I was dreading the return to “real life” — a life that I loved […]


Recently I experienced a flare up of my old Lyme symptoms. One doctor told me years ago that I no longer deal with active disease, just the residual effects of […]


I’m an introvert in every sense of the word. My energy comes from the revival of long stretches of time spent alone. I can go weeks without contact with another […]


For the past year, I have felt a burden on my heart to be still. I am not plagued with anxiety. My problem is not “busyness.” It is my nature […]


Calling all prayer warriors! I’m talking to you — yes, you, the one who knows what she’s doing. Hey, where did everyone go? I used to think I knew how […]


Another end-of-year awards program and here I sit, yet again, in the midst of other moms. The showcase begins, and I brace myself for roll call. The “A-Honor Roll” kids […]