Male vs. female process of choosing an outfit

Male vs. female process of choosing an outfit

I’ve been writing a lot of serious blog posts lately, so it’s time for me to switch gears and talk about fashion. Today, I’m going to explain the process that occurs on a regular basis in our house when my husband is choosing an outfit for an...
Endings and beginnings

Endings and beginnings

I was reading a story recently written by a widow who was going to remarry. She was explaining the collision of joy and sorrow on her wedding day. She was getting ready to marry someone she loved deeply, but at the same time still suffering from the pain in her heart...
Trusting God in the hard moments

Trusting God in the hard moments

During the past week since I wrote my last blog post about Ash Wednesday, I have probably composed nine other posts to try to open the vent valve on my brain. Writing is my therapy, but my attempts to center my thoughts by releasing them through the keyboard have been...
That time love won

That time love won

Dozens of people gathered on our deck on a warm evening in early August for hamburgers and hot dogs. Some of these people we’ve known for more than a decade. Others, we were meeting for the first time that night. Many of them have multiple kids involved in...
Why I’m looking forward to Ash Wednesday

Why I’m looking forward to Ash Wednesday

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday. It is definitely NOT the most anticipated of all days on the calendar. The bigger religious “holidays” are celebrated with colored lights or pastel eggs. The theme for Ash Wednesday is darkness and ashes. We don’t observe...