When my daughter was in kindergarten, her teacher introduced a new letter every week. One day, the teacher pulled me aside when I was in the room volunteering and asked, "Has it been a bad week at home?" Confused, I responded, "No. Why?" She proceeded to explain. That particular week, the letter was "D." As… Continue reading The D-Word
When I published my post, The F-Word, yesterday, I did so on my way into my bi-weekly therapy session, where I began cataloguing all of my woes, complaints, confusion, questions, etc., and how fervently and faithfully I had been praying for 18 months that God would close doors, open windows, give direction and guidance--in short, just show up… Continue reading Peace, Plans, and Prosperity
When my darling nephew, Ryan, was about 3 or 4 years old, he spoke out from the back seat of his parents' car and said "Daddy, it's wrong to say the "F" word, isn't it?" Quaking with fear and thinking, "What the 'f-word' is going on here?" my brother, Tim, looked at his wife and… Continue reading The “F” Word
A few weeks ago, when I hit rock bottom--again--I took an idea that had been softly rolling around in the back of my brain and shoved it forward to a prominent spot. I had finally figured out my nirvana, my ideal, my perfect solution to all my problems: sell everything I owned (car, house, everything… Continue reading RV There Yet?
I have the most amazing sister. There is no better sister on the planet than mine. Ok, so maybe you feel your sister is just as wonderful. The thing is, I have more than one sister. Oh, I have the most amazing biological sister. And you will never convince me that your's is better than… Continue reading Someone Saved My Life