Stories of My Repurposed Life

Finding Comfort in the Storm

Finding Comfort in the Storm

This morning Rebekah woke up after our first night as evacuees and said Mom, I had a dream last night. Through silent, yet giant falling tears she said: There was lava...

Great is Thy Faithfulness

Great is Thy Faithfulness

I am thinking about the unproductivity and fruitlessness of worry this morning. Matthew 6:25-34 instructs us not to waste our time on worry, yet we all do it - probably more...

Where the Light Shines In

Where the Light Shines In

My word for 2016 is illuminate. I have spent my year examining illuminations naturally, spiritually, and even metaphorically. I’ve been captivated by the luminaries...

Undone

Undone

My word for this year is: illuminate. Just two months into 2016, my understanding of this word is becoming grander and bolder than I ever imagined. I’m beginning to see the...

Be Still My Soul

Be Still My Soul

Raising five big personalities isn’t easy. Throw in a handful of special needs, a full-time job, and twin teenagers and you find the very epitome of full hands. Even though...

Vacation’s Daily Gifts

Vacation’s Daily Gifts

Inspired by Ann Voskamp's One Thousand Gifts, I decided to remember our vacation this year in the same manner. Here are our diary recording one hundred moments of joy, the...

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