It’s much too easy to light a match, toss it over my shoulder with abandon, and watch 2020 burn.There’s enough… Read more 2020: Blessing or curse?
Category: Life lessons
Tiqvah, hope, God, nature.
“Mama, I thought you were leaving!” Maggie looked up from her short stack of wooden blocks where she crouched, smiling,… Read more No tissues
But I . . .
I have never cared about holiness. When I read Scripture, sang songs, or heard conversations about God’s holiness, I felt… Read more But I . . .
2017 gift list
Reflection on the year’s blessings and most important moments
Does anyone actually enjoy visiting their gynecologist? I didn’t think so. I dread this annual visit more than I detest… Read more All clear
Maggie’s obsession with carousels began six months ago when Nettie, her grandma, brought her a coloring book with sketches of… Read more Important
The minute I start thinking about how much work I’m getting done, whether I’m accomplishing enough in my business, if… Read more Seeing love
My love for crimson clover started my senior year in college. I’d never really paid them much attention before then.… Read more Gumberries
Word of the year 2017
In early December, it grew bitterly cold in Arkansas. I stoked the wood stove full day in and day out,… Read more Word of the year 2017