• Faith

    Red Sea Road

    While the rain outside is refilling the streams, preparing the earth for the life of Spring, there’s rain inside me too.  In the midst of missing my past and longing for clarity of the future, seeds of hope are forming…

  • Courage,  Therapeutic Parenting

    Unforgotten

    Step into the room with me.  There are cushioned chairs set out in a U-shape, with a few “TV dinner style” tables set in front of them.  You’ll see elderly Kathy scowling, a young 20-something Mark smiling with his bongo…

  • Faith

    As Sure as the Sun

    I remember standing in the gymnasium with Mossy after Capital Kings had just finished their opening act for David Crowder.  Energy was explosive as the two band members jumped around on stage, banging on some synthesizer in the center of…

  • Courage

    Three Questions

    Sitting around the table with friends I haven’t seen in five years filled me up.  These two couples came into my life when I was working among the disadvantaged of Huntsville, Alabama with Lincoln Village Ministries.  That was an intense season…

  • Books,  Faith

    A time to wait…

    It’s been uncomfortable waiting.  Waiting to be established in a new career.  Waiting to have my own place again.  Waiting to see Mossy settled and cared for.  Waiting to feel like I know what I’m doing again.  A dear friend…

  • Faith

    Quiet Conversation

    “In art, whitespace is often referred to as ‘negative space.’ It’s the space on the page absent of marks or images. We might consider the space as ‘blank,’ but to the artist, whitespace holds beauty…. Making room for spiritual whitespace…