What Colors Do You See?

What Colors Do You See?

What Colors Do You See? What colors do you see? Look around while you walk to the mailbox, or as you drive to the grocery store. What hues do you see sidled next to each other? What tones shape the landscape that you live in?  Our family just got back from a trip to...
The Feast of Grocery Day

The Feast of Grocery Day

The Feast of Grocery Day I’ve been meal planning for the past several years. I find that without a plan, our budget (along with my sense of sanity) flies out the window every dinnertime. So every fortnight, I can be found driving home with a car full of groceries that...
My Favorite Almost-Deconstruction from 1847

My Favorite Almost-Deconstruction from 1847

My Favorite Almost-Deconstruction from 1847 Why do I hope in Christ? The question presses on me even more these days.  I log onto social media and find another Christian singer, podcaster, or friend deconstructing from Christianity. Real stories of abuse or poor...
Planting Trees

Planting Trees

Planting Trees Our shovels thumped into the compacted dirt below us. My husband and I took turns as our tools danced their part. Scoop. Dump. Repeat. With six trees left to plant, we raced against the fading sun, and more importantly the mosquitos buzzing around our...
The Grillkens: A Fairy Tale

The Grillkens: A Fairy Tale

The Grillkens: A Fairy Tale Once upon a time in a faraway land there was a grand kingdom. Its walls reached up and out to the vast countryside. The inhabitants of its villages soaked in the warmth of the sun that lit every stone around them. Their king was good, and...
What Good Are Forgotten Memories?

What Good Are Forgotten Memories?

What Good Are Forgotten Memories? “When have I made you laugh?” My husband’s question hung between us. I smiled and quickly rummaged through ten years worth of experiences. I could imagine myself: doubled over from laughing, often at late hours in the night. I could...

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