Archives for December 2019

A Word in Season

If you look back on your life, I am almost certain that you can think about a time when a word you heard, read or saw made a difference. It may have been on a rainy night after you had a terrible day, your little one wrapped their arms around you and said: “I love […]

What Defines You?

“Instead of shame, there will be a double portion. Instead of dishonor, they shall rejoice in their lot, therefore in their land, they shall process a double portion; they shall have everlasting joy.” -Isaiah 61:7 When I first read this scripture, I was moved to the core of my being. In all my wrongs, all […]

The Gift of This Complicated Life

“Life is…complicated.” That’s what my 96-year-old Meme told me last year not too long before she passed away in January. We were filling in a book of memories for grandmothers to leave for their children and grandchildren. The question asked what she had learned about life…and that was the answer. Not beautiful or joyful or […]