• Faith

    Coffee, COVID, and Christmas

    A banging noise woke me up at 4 AM and, after laying wide-awake in bed for 30 minutes, I decided to get up to make coffee. I turned on our electric kettle, Placed a cone filter in my plastic pour-over…

  • Courage,  Faith

    An Unusual Advent Meditation

    “The desert and the parched land will be glad; the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. Like the crocus, it will burst into bloom; it will rejoice greatly and shout for joy. The glory of Lebanon will be given to it, the splendor of Carmel…

  • Books,  Faith,  Family,  Friendship

    Stepping Out Spring

    In this post, I want to share about the renewal of my spirit that has occurred while sheltering in place with my family. The abrupt change of pace has provided the white space for many of us to contemplate our…