• transition

    Revealing the Colors of Grace in Transition

    October 18, 2017

    Viewing the changing leaves has always been my favorite part of the Autumn season.  Fields of trees erupt with colors as if coming alive! For a few brief climatic weeks, Autumn is seen as one of beauty and change that introduces us to a season of resting and dormancy.  I’ve seen the change every year, […]

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    Finding Perspective in Failed Success

    October 10, 2017

    Leaning against the wall in my living room is a weathered grey ladder.  Years ago, this ladder was used to climb onto an elevated platform.  It connected the ordinary to wondrous sights and imagination.  This ladder saw many climbers and helped boost children and adults into higher perspectives.  When the platform was taken down, I decided the ladder should […]

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    Moving On From A Failed Friendship

    September 26, 2017

    My friend and I would talk for hours.  We’d share our struggles and confront our feelings.  She was the one who validated my pain by nodding an “I understand” from a similar experience.  I was the one who listened and gave a shoulder to lean on when life pressed hard.  Together, we’d navigate through struggles and […]

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    God, I Look Like A Liar

    September 20, 2017

    The sun hadn’t risen, yet I knew it to be early morning.  The pain in my head woke me.  “Why these damn headaches?”  I laid there asking Father, not from a questioning heart, more like a complaining heart.  Maybe I can sleep through it. I shift by body and fight for comfort.  Feeling my eyebrows […]

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    Grace Upon Grace ~ A Marriage InterVIEW With Mike & Meagan

    September 6, 2017

    Some people have anniversary dates for everything!  First date, first kiss, first …. you name it!  Meanwhile, where did I put our wedding album?  Was it the 6th or the 7th that we tied the knot? …  Oh, the shame.  You’d think after 20 years, I’d have it down by now.   I know couples […]