• Faith

    Salaam

    Once again, I am filled with so many thoughts and ideas that I want to put into words.  Music often expresses these emotions and deep struggles so much better than words.  In our efforts to plan for multilingual worship, Chris…

  • Faith,  Family

    A Visit With Mom: Dementia

    My mom has dementia.  On the cottage deck, she sits quietly and pleasantly. I play Amazing Grace on my guitar and sing too low because I forgot to bring my capo.  However, that makes it easier for her to add…

  • Family

    A Daughter’s Love

    My dear friends, I want to introduce you to my sweet and spicy thirteen year old, Ginger. She is a gifted writer, weaving creativity and beauty together in profoundly touching ways. Ginger has given me permission to share this incredibly…

  • Blog,  Faith,  Family

    Dear January 2020

    The bad news is so shocking and such a blow. It’s real, it’s big, there is so much loss, it blows a punch. It’s unpredictable news, but the feelings from it are...well...predictable. The good news, on the other hand, is…