And he said, “My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.” Exodus 33:14 It was the vacation you wait for. When I say wait, I mean […]


I gathered the kids into my room and we all flopped on the big bed together. It’s our common chat place, the big cozy bed. I needed to let them […]


I was born somewhere in the cut-grass, berry-ripe heat of a 1970’s June. Thinking back to my childhood, I catch blips and glimpses of cold winter nights around the wood-burning […]


When I was small I didn’t learn how to ride my bike at my house. I learned at the local regional park. We lived on a hill and riding bikes as […]


Laughing Lines

Jun 16, 2014 by

“…she laughs at the days to come.” Proverbs 31:25 i. Hannah was a German exchange student befriended by my daughter and her friends their junior year, and theirs was a […]


I rarely blog about my older children anymore. It wasn’t a conscious decision, more like just an organic process of life changes. The parts of my heart and mind the […]


Ahhh, summertime! The season for catching fireflies and catching up, for taking vacations and taking a breather, for slipping into the pool and sipping lemonade on the porch. Or – […]


The Good Life

May 31, 2014 by

“I feel completely numb,” she said. “I don’t want to be a mom or a wife anymore. I could walk out on my family today and not feel anything…but it […]