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

Morning Cup

My morning offerings to God are burnt offerings—not in the Old Testament sense, but like burnt toast for breakfast. I … More

Every Day of the Fear

I had to quiet the gang of prisoners shouting out between the cell bars, inciting riots of anxiety; the voices … More

Safe Landing

A farm dog with his nose out the old truck window, fur whipping, tail wagging—that was me. A friend’s neighbor … More