Treasured Up

Treasured Up

I've always wondered what it was like for Mary to raise Jesus as a child.  Was he perfect?  Did he cry?  Did Jesus get a time out when he was three?  Surely he did not try to stick his fingers in sockets, say the word "butt" all the time, and draw with Sharpie on the [...]

To A Place of Abundance

For you, O God, tested us; you refined us like silver. You brought us into prison and laid burden on our backs. You let men ride over our heads; we went through fire and water But you brought us to a place of abundance. Psalm 66:10-12   Verses like these never used to make sense [...]

Rainy Days and Flat Tires

Standing in the middle of the parking lot at 10:00pm with a flat tire did not feel very hopeful.  Especially since the said flat tire was completely my fault.  Who knew high curbs could literally pop your tire like a balloon? I stood there, a litany of blame and embarrassment whirling through my brain wondering [...]