April happenings

April happenings

Spring! Warm weather! Cool evenings and mornings! Our treehouse is growing back, and all I can see outside my office window this morning is a canopy of delicate shades of green. I’m hard-pressed to pick a favorite time of year (they’re all wonderful, for...
Six months

Six months

Tomorrow I’m getting a screw taken out of my ankle. Being a pastor’s family, we plan our surgeries around important church seasons and festivals like Lent and Easter. And, speaking of Easter, once again, I got zero adorable photos of our family, even...
The gray area between sickness and health

The gray area between sickness and health

Last weekend I scheduled a playdate for Sophia. Background: Sophia doesn’t get many playdates due to the sheer number and amount of things we have going on. She’s not an only child. We’re juggling work, kids activities, church functions, and very...
Mobility, phase one

Mobility, phase one

And then on that Final Day, When the earth shall pass away! Lightning stroke from east to west, Christ our Lord by all confessed! There before Thy Great White Throne, Devil, sin and death all gone! From all evil things set free, SAFE WITH GOD ETERNALLY! — “A...
Talk on resilience

Talk on resilience

Well I’ve been lockin’ myself up in my house for some time now Readin’ and writin’ and readin’ and thinkin’ and searching for reasons and missing the seasons. The autumn, the spring, the summer, the snow. The record will stop and...

Fragile

I used to have resolve and grit and determination and resilience inside that propelled me forward no matter the circumstances, but lately my core of steel seems to have been replaced by a wall of glass that was shattered in the accident and glued back together, whole...