When Shadows Die

The evening light dances across the yard, the tired fall colors suddenly glow hues of bright yellow and gold. Leaves that an hour ago were just tired brown are flaming bronze. The air is glittering with lavish beauty. Long dark tree shadows stagger across the gravel driveway and reach their thin jagged arms into the grass….

The Cake of Culinary Hope

Food has never been a strength of mine. Preparing it, that is. Eating is no problem. I grew up with a mother always humming in the kitchen, effortlessly preparing tasty and attractive meals that I took for granted. Then I got married. My husband had spent months far back in the mountains of rural Honduras…

The Redeemer of all things broken..

I still don’t understand how it happened. Last night one child and I found ourselves facing off over a most unexpected situation. What was started in jest U-turned into angry words and dead ended into deep sobs. We both wondered “how on earth could that simple cup of milk end up being the source of…

You were created, wounded, and healed for such a time as this

The shattering God has allowed you to experience became the opportunity for the amazing healing in your heart. It equips you to extend hope to those who will someday face the same thing. When you choose to speak of hope after being stripped bare and raw, they will look at you and know hope is…