In This Season of Life

There are times when I realize I will never understand my children. Like Julianna, who can drag a pile of “Your Baby Can Read” cards the thickness of a Tolstoy volume around the house…but when I tell her to put them away, she must do it one at a time. (Whimper, pick up a card,…

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Unwrapping the Gift of a Day Off

Michelle at Graceful is my guru this Lent. First, she gently prodded me to reconsider my use of the internet. Then, she echoed how I felt in doing so. And then encouraged me in the struggle. She inspired me to be careful of the way I present my faith, reminding me that living it is…

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A Day Off

Today is my birthday. I am 35. Tomorrow, I’ll have things to say on the subject of birthdays (probably), but I’ve decided that today, I am giving myself a birthday gift: a Day Off. I haven’t just taken a day off writing in I don’t know how long. I push, push, push and push more, trying…

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