I found it in an old box from my parents' house. Once white, it was now a bit dirty and the pages were bent and worn. “My Bible!” I exclaimed to no one in particular, clutching it to my chest. I hadn’t seen it in decades. Opening it, I found my mom’s familiar handwriting on the flyleaf. Presented ... Read More about The Call
I haven’t written a blog post in a bazillion years. I’ve been busy…too busy really. After not working outside my home for over 25 years, starting a job (even though it is only 30 hours a week) was harder than I expected. It’s been crazy, overwhelming, tiring, overwhelming, fast-paced and did I ... Read More about Hungry
Two words have been on my heart all week, beginning with church Sunday morning at Tulakes (the impoverished area where I work at a food pantry), in my quiet moments at work, and then continuing through this awful weekend of sorrow. CRY OUT! As in GOD, WE CRY OUT TO YOU corporately as a church ... Read More about CRY OUT!
I found it in a box of my childhood things – this strange greenish-brown cone made out of heavy paper. It was faded and brittle and flat. To the unaware eye it looked like something that should just be tossed in the trash. I nearly tossed it myself; even my eyes didn’t recognize what it was for a ... Read More about The May Basket
When I turned 45 I began to make “before I turn 50 “goals. “Before I turn 50, I will clean my house.” “Before I turn 50, I will write another book.” “Before I turn 50, I will take a trip with my husband, just us.” “Before I turn 50, I will learn to cook.” On and on I went. I love goal-setting ... Read More about A Long View