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June 21, 2016

I Give Words.

Recently, while celebrating our daughter’s birthday, I invited our guests into conversation surrounding her. I said, “Because I love words, I would like each of us […]
June 1, 2016

Enough BLUE for YOU!

Once upon a time there was an insecure little girl who felt ugly and awkward and dimwitted compared to her older sister. She felt this way […]
May 13, 2016

Wouldn’t It Be Better to Just Hide?

One afternoon while scrubbing in the bathroom, just doing my routine household duties, an image suddenly popped into my mind. With the image came a memory. […]
April 26, 2016

Boring Boxes vs. Shining Stars

I recently attended my 16-year-old nephew’s show choir concert. I had never seen him perform in this capacity before, and I was looking forward to watching […]
April 20, 2016

Why my kids don’t like plain popcorn

Why my kids do not like plain popcorn. Kids are faced with thousands of choices a day. They begin from the time they wake up until […]
March 29, 2016

An Adoption Story

As the world has been celebrating the resurrection of Jesus, I have been pondering adoption. (My own, that is.) We don’t often think of Easter as […]
March 17, 2016

How Do I Be Faithful?

Is this a question you have ever asked yourself?  I know we often talk about faithfulness with regards to marriage, but do we ponder what it […]
March 1, 2016

Through which lens are you looking?

“Grandma, put your glasses back on!” Our three-year-old grand daughter, Lucy, didn’t like that I took off my glasses when I tried to read from my […]
February 23, 2016

Removing the Parasites

God has used various life circumstances to refine me, but nothing has forced me to cling to Jesus in quite the same way as…head lice. Ten […]