As I turn my face toward the glow of the digital alarm clock, I can almost hear the seconds ticking away. I will myself not to look at the time, […]


From an outsider’s perspective, my life looks small. I am currently spending my 22nd summer at Eagle Lake Camp, where we practice discipleship and praise and “enthusiasm is contagious!” chants […]


Embrace Life

Jul 1, 2014 by

I’m a girl who does not like change. I like the things in my life to remain the same, predictable. I like my coffee in the same mug at the […]


I used to dream about being the perfect mom. Certainly, it didn’t seem too unattainable…just raising a few kids…keeping life in order… everything running smoothly…and wonderful…and happy…and clean. Except this […]


He was born at 6:40 PM. Sixteen hours that really bring life to the words labor of love. And when they took him out of me and laid him on my […]


My deepest revelations usually come while doing the most mundane tasks. Washing the dishes. Cooking. Driving. I suspect that God uses moments when my brain is least active (crowded?) to […]


I paused for a moment at the end of the driveway. I was supposed to head south. South was our church, where I was supposed to sit with my children […]


I was embarrassed with the state of my daughter’s wardrobe. Her closet selection was laden with stained and belly showing T-shirts, high water pants that could be mistaken for capris […]