A Baby Born To Die

Even as a person who needs my introverted “alone time,” I really do enjoy the family thing during Christmas.  It’s seriously the way we should be living the rest of the year:  in community, the lives of others rubbing up against our own, experiencing sarcasm, true service, exaggerated stories, harsh reality, fits of laughing, comparing […]

The Killer

I’ve been watching my calendar like a hawk. And you can’t touch it. I fill it with lots of good things. I say “yes” to nearly everything! I am working hard to make every moment count. So, it’s with complete good intentions that I am very busy. And… I’m tired. I’m tired of trying to […]

The Day We Moved

Unreal didn’t describe it. We’d lived in the house since our marriage day. Newborns brought home from the hospital to the house. Lots of pacing the hall at night. Countless deep discussions and passionate disagreements! Exquisite meals. Rugged and sweet friendships. Scorching weeks and tears. Unquenchably enthusiastic celebrations. All in the house. The house was […]