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    Grocery Store Gospel

    I work at a grocery store part-time and today, the weekend before Christmas, was BUSY.  The till whines an incessant tune of: BEEP – turkey – BEEP – stuffing – BEEP – cranberries – BEEP – flour – BEEP – butter – BEEP – sugar… I smile at an…

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    Stretch

    Over the past several months, our family has reduced our spending and cost of living substancially.  In many areas, by more than half.  Yes, half.  It’s a time of stretching like you wouldn’t believe.  Streching the dollars and stretching the soul.  Stretching the faith as we leap into my husband…

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    Rainbows and Life.

     Rain drums down on our beat-up old car.  Today, they are rhythmic reminders of my mortality.  Store signs, people, a cluster of clouds all enter in and out of view.  My eyes are glazed over and burn from fatigue and too many tears.  My head aches.  I struggle to…

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    Dance

    She has been through unthinkable pain.  Injustice has been the theme of her short life.  She is an orphan, her parents dead.  And yet – she dances.  She writes it there on her profile: “Favorite thing to do:  dance.” It crashes into me, this feeling.  She has nothing, and…

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    Not By Chance

    This week, we’ve been studying the Solar System.  What a reminder of just how small we really are.  Never mind our province, country, continent… no, we’re comparing ourselves to the GALAXY. The vast, mysterious Universe created by God’s very breath.  I’m awed at the magnitude of God’s size, strength, ability. …

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    What Freedom Looks Like.

    We wind around a snow spattered path – nothing but the sounds of early birds and ice crunching under our feet.  There it sits, a little old farm house, nestled in the middle of acres upon acres of lush woodland.  I’m instantly mesmorized, a weakness for history takes over me and…

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    Powerful Interview with Ann Voskamp

    It doesn’t surprise me in the slightest that Ann’s home is both Radio and Television free.  This is a moving, insightful, and deeply inspiring video worth watching/listening to…  I just adore this woman’s soul.  What a gift her writing is. You can find her at A Holy Experience.