What I Learned and My New Address

It’s been a season of relative internet silence for me. Fewer visits to social media, and even fewer blog posts. Nothing is wrong. But I find it’s in the seasons of deep internal work that I’m externally more quiet. The more inner energy I am experiencing, the less I desire to get caught up in […]…

What We Learned

It’s a first for me today! I’m attempting a blog link up. Since I’m kind of an octogenarian stuck in the body of a 35 year old when it comes to technology, it’s a bit intimidating. On her blog, Emily P. Freeman does a quarterly link up for us to share what we’ve learned in the last…

POTUS, the Bride, and the color Purple

  Now we know. Trump’s the one we have chosen. The decision between the two candidates has been one that, unfortunately, has brought out far more of our nation’s ugliness than its beauty. The division of our “One Nation Under God” is painful to witness and experience. But, what pains me even more, makes my…

Divisive Love

“I love you,” my 7 year old daughter cooed……. ……..as an invisible fist punched my soul. I don’t consider myself a jealous person – but it’s what struck me in that moment. My daughter’s affectionate words were not meant for me. Or her dad. They weren’t for a sibling (wouldn’t that be great though??). Not…

A Breath of Love

Who knew a short walk would be so difficult? Our family recently visited Yellowstone National Park. We were awed by the magnificence of it all – the deep blue hot springs, yellowish and auburn rocked grand canyon, vibrant wildlife, shooting geysers, and bubbling mud pots. But, I remember one short hike in particular; though, not…

How My Marriage Saved Me

I was a 22 year old mess when I married my husband. Poor guy hardly knew what he was getting himself into! I had yet to overcome the oppression of fear, insecurity, and anger that seized me in my teen years. 1 John 4:8 says, “He who does not love does not know God.” This…