Humility: Preparation for the Journey

I’ve decided my official position on 2020 is “confused”. I’m confused about media coverage, confused about how to love people well from a distance, confused about mandates and regulations, laws and systems. I’m confused about the global stuff we are all facing. Then I’m dealing with sickness right now, two serious illnesses in two menContinue reading “Humility: Preparation for the Journey”

On Faith, Food, and Stewardship

 This right here, friends, is a blessing stopping me in my tracks.      I have just recently jumped into another area of service in my church. One that, honestly, I’ve been thinking I should be part of for ages and always found a reason not to.     Our meal ministry fell aside awhile backContinue reading “On Faith, Food, and Stewardship”

Lies and Liabilities

  I have recently entered a new phase in parenting and am dealing with lying. My 3 year old believes he has discovered the secret to getting away with murder (or, at least, the creation of large, obnoxious messes and causing physical or emotional distress to his sister or cousins). The secret recipe is theContinue reading “Lies and Liabilities”

Burdens and Blessing among Believers

My little barefoot gardener. She is helping water the plants at my parent’s house. We are tending them as they seek healing out of state.  To be honest, I am still reeling from the news. Trying to justify the sickness I am aware of with the healthy, strong man who has been a super-hero toContinue reading “Burdens and Blessing among Believers”

Faith Like Fireweed

     I’ve been working on a gratitude garden with my children for school this week. We have been throughly enjoying schooling from home this year. Something we started before the virus and have now continued, with a more isolated form of homeschooling.      We are a family of homebodies so it isn’t thatContinue reading “Faith Like Fireweed”