Aug 312017
 
I'm Not In This Realm

I’m not really here. Although it looks like I’m sitting in a recliner with my laptop and coffee, that isn’t the reality. Remember the scene in The Magician’s Nephew by CS Lewis where rows upon rows of noblemen and women sit in thrones? They appear incredibly lifelike, but they are still, quiet, frozen in time. […]

Jun 102017
 
What is normal?

I’m pretty normal. At least I feel that way. But I recently took a “How crunchy are you?” test and I scored pretty high. I was surprised. How does a “normal” person score high on a test like that? And as I opened the mailbox this morning to send off my daughter’s molds to do […]

Jul 132016
 
Are you truly glad?

Life is a mess, nationally and personally, but even in the midst of chaos, we can be truly glad. What are you waiting expectantly for? A raise? A vacation? A day of peace and quiet? New government leaders who can fix all our problems? (Ha… keep waiting.) Friends, we are to be waiting expectantly for […]

May 202016
 
The Giver and the Power of Choice

Choice: It’s a power-loaded word. My heart is heavy. It’s pounding. I’m grieving. And it started with a book. “It’s not their fault. They don’t know what they’re doing.” “But we do. So it’s our fault. And we need to do something.” –The Giver My daughter recently read The Giver by Lois Lowry, and I […]