Together, Us {and LINKY}

You never really know what someone else is facing. This is particularly true when you get to know people over the internet. For example, this past weekend, my family was restored after an 8 month separation. 8 months of single parenting. I have 5 kids. I had our littlest man during that time. I would like to be able to say that it was because of some godly or glorious reason, but the truth is a lot more messy.  It’s a story for {Read More}

Angry Conversations with Donkeys

Then the angel of the Lord went ahead and stood in a narrow place, where there was no way to turn either to the right or to the left. When the donkey saw the angel of the Lord, she lay down under Balaam. And Balaam’s anger was kindled, and he struck the donkey with his staff. Then the Lord opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said to Balaam, “What have I done to you, that you have struck {Read More}

The Untold Story

The weight of her circumstances was more than she could bear. She tried to walk through the village with her head high, although the continual threat of tears caused her to keep her eyes low. Yet even the lowered angle of her eyes could not protect her from the intruding glances of other wives and mothers, or the errantly angled pointing finger of a disrespectful  child. The rumors regarding her circumstances were certainly much too tawdry to ignore. She and {Read More}

The Danger of Forgetting

Then Isaiah said to Hezekiah, “Hear the word of the Lord Almighty: The time will surely come when everything in your palace, and all that your predecessors have stored up until this day, will be carried off to Babylon. Nothing will be left, says the Lord. And some of your descendants, your own flesh and blood who will be born to you, will be taken away, and they will become eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.” “The {Read More}

Peace through our priorities

With an inhuman amount of self-control I tore away from my latest blog post to meet a need that really shouldn’t have to wait. My children. Today we saw Daddy, and then, once again, he will be gone until next week. It was bedtime, but I had told them that we might cuddle and watch a short movie. But I was on deadline. My spirit and heart pulled on me. “Really..blogging over babies?” We had a wonderful day at Church, {Read More}