White-Water Wisdom

We were white-water rafting on the North Fork of the American River. As we headed toward a narrow gorge, this … More

I Know

While visiting Athens, Paul the apostle found among the innumerable shrines one inscribed, “To an Unknown God.” With grace and … More

Spoiler Alert

I am married to an X-Wing fighter pilot—a rebel battling the prince of this world and unseen forces of darkness … More

Hay and Glitter

Hay and Glitter. My classroom was covered in both, as the four-year-olds got carried away in the manger—our life-sized crèche … More


During pregnancies, I collected Bible verses to comfort me during the most intense part of the birth process; namely “transition”—cited … More

A Kernel of Truth

The first time I made acorn bread, I took one bite and spit it out. If this was the common … More

Wait For It

I’m thinking about Thanksgiving Dinner. I love the planning (to brine or not to brine—that is the question); perusing recipes … More

Pretty Simple, Really.

In contrast, God made His instructions pretty straightforward: Love Him, Love others. BAM.


My phone seemed sluggish, unresponsive, and then it crashed. John suggested a reset, so I turned it off and on … More