Seventeen

Today, you, my first born turn 17. It’s a moment in time, yet felt keenly. I’ve never been the Mom of a 17-year old before. And I’m not sure I’m ready to release you just yet, though I know the time is coming, sooner than I think. It seems that it wasn’t all that long […]

Awake, O Sleeper….

This is a rare occurence…two posts in one day. It is the result of my sister seeing that I was going to post in response to a synchroblog and she thought to herself, “why not me too?”.  This is her entry…. by: Monique Carmichael “But everything exposed by the light becomes visible, for it is […]

on villages, health, and doing life

We had a big weekend, and along with it came some big stuff. Between work, the house, driving a teen to and from their job, prepping dessert for 20, the groundbreaking celebration at church, and home group, throw in a family crisis or two and you have my weekend in a nutshell. With my husband […]

on making room for change…

Each day I receive devotionals or blog posts delivered to my email.  I confess, I don’t always read them, but yesterday this one caught my eye from ‘Inward/Outward’; “Hospitality means primarily the creation of a free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy. Hospitality is not to change […]

on serving, being afraid and a small update

Oh heavens…it’s 5:30 again and here I sit. Not sure of what to write…my biggest fear of this whole blogging/writing gig…running out of things to say, to write. Okay…small update on yesterday’s post. The car lives on. Yay for me! Unfortunately, it wasn’t warranty work. Apparently that ‘recent’ work on the water pump was 2 […]

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