The Angel In The Bookstore. And When Color Draws People Together.


With writing overdue, swimming, infant respite this summer…I just couldn’t make one more decision. “Where do you want to go?  School shoes shopping or the the bookstore?” Husband had been working late, it was well after dinner and I just didn’t want to go home. I thought for sure my seven year old would pick shoes. […]

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Crucifying “Perfect”. And When Meals Go Haywire.


Dishes clank.  The smell of red peppers and onions sizzle over the stove.  With garlic. Oven beeps. The aroma of sweetness fragrances our home.  Blending harmoniously, delightfully with the scent…of family. Each chair.  Taken.  Except the one empty. The one where the child of our hearts sat. The one waiting…for another. And we laugh.  Bellies roaring. […]

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From Our Family To Yours


From our house to yours… Love. Peace.  And His overwhelming presence  of everlasting joy!  For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 7  Of the increase of His government and […]

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When Carpets Are Stained With Blue Fingernail Polish and Faith.


When we took her in. It was not for profit. It was the God voice. The voice that whispered…. “Will you follow me?” And sometimes faith is like swimming.  Where toe dipping caution into “believing”.  Just doesn’t cut it. Either you dive in.  Or you are left cold on the shores of “unbelieving”.  Sinking deep in […]

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