Forward


Time marches on. Are you? I'm trying desperately to form new habits. These range from the banal (eat healthy and workout), to the profound (don't bad-mouth yourself), to the really world shaking... Like, don't hit the snooze button. The snooze button habit and the wake up habit are duking it out every morning in my …

A Tiny Splinter


A few weeks ago I made the mistake of wearing flip-flops on a playground and stepped on a splinter that lodged into the base of my big toe. Certain it was removed, I disinfected the wound. My husband offered to help but I assured him it was fine. A few days later it still hurt …

What “praying for Oklahoma” means to me…


It's not always clear what "I'll pray for you" or "You're in my prayers" means to everyone. This is what I'm Praying for Oklahoma means to me. We know who God is. We know that no matter how much lies seem to suggest otherwise, God is GOOD. We know that's why it's impossible for science to predict tornadoes, …

Remaining hope-filled: If it’s not good, it ain’t over yet.


This weekend, while absently allowing an advertisement to play, I heard a powerful quote: "It's always good in the end.  So if it isn't good, it isn't the end yet." On Sunday May 27th, I listened to a friend of mine sing, tears springing forth as I listened to him pour out with passion and …