Please Don’t Offend Me

Easter is fast approaching. My oldest daughter and her husband are going to spend the holiday with us, bringing our other college daughter in tow… or maybe it is she who is towing them along… you never can tell. It is a delight to have grown children who want to come home. I am looking […]

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How a 19 year-old Woman Would Change the Church

This post is a little different as it was originally written by my daughter in answer to prompts given for an assignment in her theology class at her university. In response to the model of the church in the book of Acts, she was required to share how she thought the contemporary church should change. […]

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Finding Crowns

Last week my six year old came dancing into the kitchen wearing a fancy dress and asking me for a crown. “Do I have a crown?” I asked her. “Yes!” she exclaimed, and proceeded to explain to me what I should be finding for her. Sure enough, said crown was nestled in a a bag […]

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What if?

I live 25 miles from an old military installation, now used for training Reserve-men.  As the crow flies, we are much closer.  Military helicopters fly low, back and forth over our home, most of the year.  I never quite get used to it.  In the back of my mind, I remember that they are here […]

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