Mountaintops, Loaves and Fishes

I've heard it said that it's the moments that define us. Like Abraham marking the spot on Mount Moriah where he was willing to sacrifice all and found favor in the sight of The Living God, we all have our moments. I was 19 and running. I was pregnant and alone. My boyfriend had made … Continue reading Mountaintops, Loaves and Fishes

Here on the Edge of Dreaming

When dreams seem to be dying before your eyes and hope is dwindling like a campfire guarded by a nodder, there is only one answer. There comes a time when we are required to act on all of the things we believe in. Suddenly the lofty ideals become necessities of survival. We earnestly listen for … Continue reading Here on the Edge of Dreaming


Father Time boasts precision but I'm beginning to wonder. This morning he seems to be all thumbs. It cannot possibly be time to wake up and start another day. It cannot be that my stepson graduates from college tomorrow. It can't be right that baby man will be turning one and I need to plan … Continue reading Time


I moved from Southern Ohio to Florida in 1988. I was in the fourth grade. It seemed so glamorous and magical at the time. We had a banana tree beside our little trailer and I thought it looked so tropical and lush. It was just a baby but we were so proud of it. I … Continue reading Bananas