1 August

Knot of Doubt

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Knot of Doubt

Last week, I had the privilege of attending She Speaks, a conference for Christian women interested in developing their speaking and writing skills. In the days leading up to the trip, I had several very late nights as I furiously worked to complete a book proposal and sample chapter. The conference offered a writing track […]

30 July

Noisy Animals and Submission

Noisy Animals and Submission

Today may be the day that my sweet husband regrets encouraging me to blog. There is something you must know about him. He is hard to sleep with. You don’t have to take my word for it. Just ask any male on our staff that has ever traveled with him. Initially, when the staff of […]

25 July

Worst Summer Ever

Worst Summer Ever

Whenever someone asks about your summer, don’t you feel compelled to tell him or her it was wonderful? We go through the calendar and pick the most adventurous or luxurious event or trip and elaborate on it. It is the rare conversation when someone says, “it has been the worst summer ever.” This summer, our […]

23 July

Never Say Never

Never Say Never

God has done many amazing things, but twice in my life I remember being dumbfounded that God cared so specifically about little ol’ me. The first time God surprised me was after our second child was born. Initially, Chris and I had experienced difficulties getting pregnant. In retrospect, it was a short wait but God […]

18 July

Lessons from Amo

Lessons from Amo

I have always liked dogs, but everything seemed to change after I had children. Motherhood felt like it started with a bang. Two deliveries in 19 months accompanied by living 4 places in that same amount of time left me worn out. Tiger, our sweet dog, got the leftovers of my maternal energy. One day, […]

13 July

Early Adopter

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Early Adopter

I am not what they call an “early adopter.” I am not the one who buys the newest and latest phone or gizmo the day it comes out. I wait. I see what happens. I have to be won over. I am even that way when it comes to relationships. With friends, I am not […]