Tag: Jesus

Dorothy’s Cross

Dorothy was the kind of relative one needs a chart to understand. Married to the cousin of my grandmother. She seventy. I seven. She the giver of baggies of treats, cans of coke, sweet smiles. She the scolder when her sister told tales of Gypsies…

Mercy For The Philippines

The other day, I wrote about feeling helpless. Today, I’m writing about feeling empowered to do something to help. Specifically to help those in the Philippines who are suffering in the aftermath of the Typhoon. We serve a God who moves and loves and…

When Your Heart Is Heavy and Troubled

Can I be perfectly and totally honest with you? My heart is heavy. Troubled. Burdened. I’ve been biting the inside of my cheek a lot the last few days (one of my don’t-cry coping skills). Oh. I’m fine. The kids are great. Marriage is…

Defeating the Kindergarteners

Kindergarteners are the big kids. Well, at least when you’re in pre-school. Then those kindergarteners are big, huge, intimidating, JUMBO kids. And my boys and their pre-school buddies have been facing off against those big old kindergarteners in soccer at recess for a week….

Tornadoes and God’s Love

I watched footage of one of the monster tornadoes that touched down in Oklahoma. It was from one of the storm chaser types. The guy offered commentary on the direction of the twister, how large he estimated it to be, explained the roaring sound….

Neti Pots, Mullets, and The Prodigal Son

In The Water

CONGRATULATIONS to my three lovely necklace winners! Wendy V, Aubrey M, and Kelley L! I’ll be in touch to get addresses and what letter you’d like on your necklace! There’s just something about water. How it refreshes. That first touch of the lake on…

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