The Saturday In-Between

The Saturday In-Between

The Saturday In-Between  All week our family has been talking about Holy Week. We’ve taken time at dinner to discuss the events of each day–leading up to the somber pinnacle of Good Friday, where we then wait expectantly for Resurrection Sunday. Yet what of Saturday?...
What We Have to Do Now

What We Have to Do Now

What We Have to Do Now I’ve googled a lot of medical symptoms throughout my life. I wish this time my guess was wrong.  Instead, last week, my husband drove through a winter storm in order to take our youngest son to the emergency room of our children’s hospital. Our...
Broken Cup

Broken Cup

Broken Cup Some teacups breakThey shatter against the floor.The shards scatter into slivers And their form is no more.  Glue will not mend.The damage is too far gone. Its once-beautiful pattern Will never come to live on.  The pieces are swept And slowly pushed here...
The Characters We Welcome Into Our Lives

The Characters We Welcome Into Our Lives

The Characters We Welcome Into Our Lives I closed my last book of 2021 just in time for the New Year. The Reading List, 1 weaved its story around the lives of strangers connected through a mysterious list of books. The book was a touching display of the beauty of...
Soak in the Sun

Soak in the Sun

Soak in the Sun Last week our family camped at a nearby state park to drink in the final dregs of summer. We returned to find the warmth had gone the way of the corn stalks surrounding our home. The chill of fall had come to stay. Now my body shivers as I grab my...
Our Scattered Longings

Our Scattered Longings

Our Scattered Longings I’ve been thinking lately about my adolescent days. This is mostly likely because I spent the last week reading Abigail Shrier’s book Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters. It’s a heavy book (you can check out my...

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