Latest Posts

  • The Doldrums of Drudgery

    Some days are full of meaningful exchanges. My daughter and I connect over her schoolwork. My husband and I are in sync. I’m able to affect someone’s healthy lifestyle choice at work. Heaven feels so close during prayer it’s as though He beamed me up for an hour. Other days, all I do is kill …[ read more ]

  • A Peculiar People

    The man asked me what kind of writing I do. “Christian writing.” I replied. “Oh.” He answered with a tinge of disappointment. “Do you ever write for normal people?” And I could hear God laugh. In the King James translation of 1 Peter 2:9, God says to us “But ye are a chosen generation, a …[ read more ]

  • Deep undercover

    When my daughter was very young she did not move at the same pace as I. She had her own rhythm and moving quickly had no place in it. This presented a daily challenge to my mothering skills. One day as I waited for her to slowly tie her own shoe laces so we could …[ read more ]

  • With the Song Still In Them

    “Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.” Henry David Thoreau I am fascinated by the birds that breed and feed in my wooded backyard. My white cat, Sushi, stalks them, often poised directly below their feeder pole but they eat and sing undeterred by …[ read more ]

  • No Ordinary Hero

    Last week I watched Raiders of the Lost Ark for the first time in years. I love the scene where Indiana Jones discovers where Marion has been taken captive and instead of rescuing her, he leaves her there! It’s a great moment because we all know the hero is supposed to rescue the damsel in …[ read more ]