Christian Life, Mom Life

Out of Control

I am a planner.  I always have been.  Planning is not wrong, in and of itself, but flexibility is something I am still trying to learn. Fourteen-and-a-half years ago (almost FIFTEEN!), I had everything all planned out for my son’s impending birth.  I had picked out my doctor, and the plan was to induce me… Read More Out of Control

Christian Life

Titus 2, Where Are You?

“It’s hard….when you get older, and you just feel…..unneeded,” my mother said recently.  “Mother (my grandmother) used to talk about it and I didn’t understand then. But, I do now.” “Wait, what?!  You are anything but unneeded!” I said. For years, I had heard of the “Titus 2” woman.  Paul wrote the epistle of Titus… Read More Titus 2, Where Are You?

Christian Life

Kaleidoscope Community

I used to love kaleidoscopes when I was younger.  I could sit for hours and turn the end of one, making the vibrant colors rearrange into beautiful patterns.  I would turn it slower and slower, trying to see the precise instant that one pattern merged into another.  The sparkling reds, the emerald greens, and the… Read More Kaleidoscope Community