I confess that when I was pregnant with baby man I spent a few too many hours watching shows like "A Baby Story" and "The Business of Being Born". I think it's inherent to pregnant women to read and watch everything pregnancy related they can get their hands on. This seemed strange to me only … Continue reading All the Happy People
I heard someone say once that our stories define us. I couldn't disagree more. Our stories contribute to our worldview. Our stories can impact or influence our actions and attitudes. They give us wisdom and sometimes strength. Sometimes we allow them to make us bitter. Still, only one thing can define us. We are defined … Continue reading Who are you?
I was in a car accident about fifteen years ago. It happened on a Sunday afternoon on my way home from church. I was pulling in my driveway when she hit me. I never saw it coming. Apparently, she didn't notice me slowing down to turn until the last second. When she did see me, … Continue reading Crash Course
What's the view like from up there? I often marvel at the way you can love us with such depth despite the messes we've made. The problem of pain exists only because we seek to blame you for the bad without crediting you for the good. You see us reeling from the consequences of sin. … Continue reading The View from Above
I have no time to write today The busy fairies have carried me away I'll see you on the other side If the busy fairies bring me back alive
Once a year, we get to cease from our "manic Monday" lives, and be celebrated for the impact our working has had on our society. We mark the end of the summer with this hiatus. We light our grills, don our shopping garb and hit the sales, relax with friends and family. We get to … Continue reading Labor Day