I had asked for one thing. I wanted someone I love to enjoy the beauty of fall with sunshine to highlight the colors of the leaves. The weather predicted rain for the day. But instead, we had soft fluffy clouds[...]
When I was a new mother, there were times when my young daughter’s determination to “help” with whatever I was doing frustrated me. One day my feelings must have been evident on my face, because my dad looked a[...]
I always selected a study table on the second floor of Morgan Library next to a window. I liked the natural light and signs of life visible through the glass: verdant lawn, budding trees, flitting birds, and st[...]
“I think I’m gonna take the bay window bird feeder down, Cass,” my husband finally admitted. “After two months of no birds coming, it’s a waste of space and seed.” I think the disappointment was evident on my f[...]
I remember a pastor telling me once that he hoped that the world would rush toward evil sooner so we could expedite the Rapture. Crassly put, we should wish for more evil and suffering in the world so we Christ[...]
The list is long. Name after name; people who need prayer. Sometimes I look at the list and want to not even start. One of those times happened the other day. I forced myself to pray for the first few but could[...]
When introducing myself, I struggled giving my name first to a new acquaintance. Whether it was a peer, teacher, or a friend of my family, I couldn’t bring myself to give them my name. First, they needed to kno[...]
There’s something appealing about a diorama. A visit to several museums over the weekend reminded me how much I love them. Whether it’s a bird’s eye view of a city, a recreation of a historic community, or a fa[...]
“We won’t have enough.” I cringed as I muttered the words, my eyes begging the calculator to do the math differently. Our car had just been totaled, and as newlyweds neck-deep in school loans, the prices to rep[...]
Where do we go when we’re a mess? The prodigal son of Luke 15 went from having a lifetime supply of resources to absolutely nothing. He was so impoverished he would have gladly eaten the slops he fed his employ[...]
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