Making a Difference


The familiar hum of the hair trimmers fills the room. I have been cutting my husband’s hair since we were married. He had to keep it tidy being in the […]

stormy sky

Tornadoes are nothing new to us. Growing up in Nebraska, unfortunately, it is a reality. We learned at an early age when the watches were issued, we kept an eye […]


I do a double take when I read the words on the screen, the ones that compliment a writer for being both nice and smart. The part that got me, however, […]


On a day of volunteering at a ministry that provides food to people in need, I was able to see clearly how God uses pain in our lives. As I […]

If we don't have both your story and my

As I finished the book, I breathed a contented sigh. It was such a well-written memoir of an extraordinary life. As I reflected on it, I felt inspired to share […]

girls with backpacks inRL crop

We are so excited to introduce you to another one of our (in)RL sponsors – Feed the Children. This phenomenal organization was founded in 1979 with the mission of providing hope […]


I saw the picture in my Facebook feed, and my heart skipped a beat. My friend’s son had to type something on the computer for one of his Cub Scout […]


I’m kneeling on the carpet in front of the wood stove, praying into the wood chips and the ash, like I do many nights now when my family falls asleep. […]