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Black Spotted Roses

Dropping my keys on the kitchen counter, I paused to soak in the gift of silence. My morning carpool duty was complete, and now I could think clearly for the […]

GoAheadAndGrieveIt

I knew it was coming. I had suspected it would be soon, but when the time came it still hit me hard. The end of a job I had loved […]

RobeDayCare

In our household, it has been a season of little sleep. One morning, I woke to see our daughter in our room, curled up on my blue bathrobe. As a […]

JoyAlwaysComesBouchillon1

A thousand days passed between the news of a brain tumor at age seventeen and the joy of true healing. Just one year after being emotionally broken by community, I […]

MyLittleBlackBox

Infertility wrecked my faith. Everything I thought I knew about God and His goodness was destroyed as months dragged by with rejection after rejection. For almost 18 months I wrestled […]

Stopping To Savor

Tonight I watched the sunset. I watched the sun dip lower and lower behind a silhouetted mountain crest and then — just like that! — it disappeared. I can’t remember […]

BeingConvinced

“But in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us. For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor […]

ForgivenessSavesFriendships-2

I took a bite, paused, and then said it out loud. One of my dearest friends left me behind and our present relationship hangs on by social media threads. She is […]