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20141016-Kump-Leaves

Despite what people said and what I had expected, college was not the season of life where I found out who I was. It was all too easy to sign […]

20141014-Flowers-Books

A few years ago, in a couple of different conversations, my friend Lisa told me about a book she was reading. The title? Dying Well. Lisa had stage IV breast […]

20141009-Rohrbaugh-Peace

My world spun around me. My heart felt like it might cease beating at any moment. I was reeling from a heavy blow and every breath hurt. I had obeyed […]

20141007-Swindell-DailyGraceHospitality

We have a small home — a split-level condo with two bedrooms and a galley kitchen that never seems to have enough counter space. I know that in most places […]

20141002-Singleton-CampOut

Oftentimes, in the rough places of life, I figuratively pack up my bags and hike down a steep, winding road of despair. And I camp out there. Five years ago, […]

20140930-Nelson-RocksForgiveness

When I was in Kindergarten, I was determined to be the best. The best student. The best friend. The best reader. Sometime in the fall, my class was outside for […]

20140925-Littleton-GirlHeartstrings

“You hem me in behind and before, and you lay your hand upon me.” {Psalm 139:5, NIV} While luggage was being toted from outside to inside the hotel, Momma and […]

20140923-Eller-WaterFears

Do It Afraid

Sep 23, 2014 by

Cheek to cheek, my eight-month-old grandson, Josiah, and I dance in the pool. When his feet dip in the cold water he sucks in his breath and scrunches his face […]