Jul 142016
 
My Daughters are Authors! :)

My daughters are authors! I’m super excited to announce that as of this summer, we have 2 new authors in the house! (Cheers! Applause! Streamers and Balloons!) Both of my girls worked ridiculously hard and completed a novel during the school year. Then they went through the painstakingly agonizing (yet exciting) editing and publishing process. […]

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 […]

Mar 212016
 
When Christian Leaders Fail

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been failed by a leader – and a Christian leader, in particular. Ok. Put your hands down. Yes, all of us have experienced this to some degree. It’s hard. It questions our faith. It causes doubt and suspicions to grow in other areas of life. We find ourselves swaying […]