The Turning-In Time

I spent nearly ten years as a stay-at-home mother, and one practice continues to nourish my soul. When the boys were small, and the summer sunshine long, I created "Nighttime Lights." All the curtains in the house would close, all the lights would get turned down, and I would create an artificial twilight to send... Continue Reading →

“This is the Ugly Book”

I have a small spiral notebook that I carry in my purse. One of my goals this year is to write more, and as a working, busy, full-schedule mom and wife, there are moments when I have a great spark of an idea, an epiphany. They're amazing. And short. And often, they fly away as... Continue Reading →

The List

I don't know about you, but I'm in a season of life right now that is WORK. Work at work, work at schoolwork, work at schedule, WORK. And some days take all the guts I've got in me. Today was super-full, and capped off with hosting the office Christmas party, and for this high-functioning introvert,... Continue Reading →

Mental Health: Stay in Your Own Lane

Confession: I've always found it interesting to hear pastors talk about how they set out to preach a great sermon, and end up preaching primarily to themselves. I found it slightly dubious. No longer. I drafted the outline for this week's topics and found them just fine. And then I arrived at today's selected topic.... Continue Reading →

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