The Bittersweet Closeness

Psalm 34:18 "The Lord is close to the brokenhearted..." Over these past couple of weeks grief began to trickle out in my oldest two children.  Faith at 6 years old and David at 4 years old have been handling our loss in deep and mature ways.  Gideon is a household name for us.  We talk about him, [...]

A Cureall to the Blues

For some reason I have been whiny lately.  I apologize if you have had to listen to me in any way shape or form.  Its easy to get down, tired, overwhelmed, stressed...tired (did I say tired?).  But its always something isn't it?  Always something. I've noticed that for some reason when someone asks me "how was your [...]

Doubting Decisions

I quit my job and I love it.  I have never felt such peace in my entire life.  But since I have stopped working people keep asking me the same question: "Are you writing another book then?"  A sane, calm, rational person says, "Thanks for asking, but no.  I am taking some time off with [...]