It’s Not About Ease

It was a crisp November day at the park at the edge of town when the life of my friend took a left turn. Following her toddler girl around the frosty play equipment, steps up and steps down and up ag...

Water, Wine, and Weddings

During the season of Lent, I find myself drawn to looking at the three-year ministry of Jesus and pondering anew how he interacted with those around him on a daily basis. I am struck by how often he ...

Spiritual Shoveling

How predictable that I would post on snow today given the blanketing that we got over night and that is still wrapping itself up around my porch like a turtleneck fresh out of the bleach. Usually aft...

Stronger on the Other Side

I was walking along today with my family down a rocky trail. My husband and I walked along trees and nature of various kinds. The children rode their bikes with the sounds of happiness accompanying t...