Strong, Brave, Smart: Stand-Out Women in the Bible

After graduating from university with a degree in English, I couldn’t find a job. At that time, no one was hiring, so you took what you could get. I worked in retail at a pewter gift store for three years. I hated retail with a passion. But I loved the women I worked with. Over … Continue reading Strong, Brave, Smart: Stand-Out Women in the Bible

Heart-shaped Perfectionism

As I walked along the beach, I kept my eyes open for heart-shaped stones. I was looking for a perfect one. Well actually, I was waiting for God to give me a perfect one. It’s our thing. I had spoken the weekend before about the prodigal daughter. How that prodigal is the Beloved. Even after … Continue reading Heart-shaped Perfectionism

TURN Things Around

Family is where your story begins. The sign was on the mantle at the cottage I stayed at a couple of weeks ago. I have a similar saying posted in my kitchen area. Instead of family, it says Home is where your story begins. Either way, the meaning is the same. Our homes, our families, … Continue reading TURN Things Around


Sometimes there is just too much to keep track of when you have kids. There are days that just keeping up with the library books is too much. Usually there are at least twenty other things piled on top. Homework. Who’s going where at what time. Managing clothing and shoes but the sizes keep changing … Continue reading Mom-Fail