The hands of Jesus

“Jesus reached out his hand . . . .” I’ve been reading through the gospels the past few weeks, preparing for Holy Week and Easter. This is my annual…


We've all missed the "big things" of 2020, but did you miss this too?

You have not heard from me in a while. I could give you a thousand excuses as to why.  I have been busy with work (true statement). I have had stuff…


The silver linings

My family and I were driving home the other day, and we saw a picture-perfect cloud brightly lined at the top in solid silver. It was the most…


4 promises for the 2020-2021 school year

One of the most vivid memories I have of quarantine is marking off the events that I had so carefully calendared. Soccer games, choir concerts, and…


Dear pre-COVID me

Dear pre-COVID me, I couldn’t have warned you if I tried. Words just don’t do justice to how quickly things changed in just a few months. One…


Six ways to remain steadfast during trials

I find myself in a unique situation, partially agreeing with both sides of an argument. These are strange times indeed. Something happened…


A 9/11 birth and a coronavirus graduation: How God redeems all he allows

Boy, do I hate snakes.  As a boy momma, I have had to accommodate a few of them over the years. But as a rule, I am not a fan. I know everything…


Missed milestones in the midst of mayhem

I have never hated—I mean really hated—a word before. A word is simply a word, it has no real power. But this word, I hate it.  While I had heard…


A glimpse into life after COVID-19

How might life after COVID-19 look?  I could speculate. I could research and provide countless references linked to the trajectory of future…