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Whole30: I finished. I’m not stopping.

For quite a long time I have suffered with some chronic health issues. Essentially, I haven’t really felt “well” since October 13, 1999, when I was in a serious car accident. What prior to that had been a very active life, became a life guarded by pain where I’d been injured and then later diagnosed […]

I just don’t like to be scared

“I just don’t like to be scared.” So there you have it. That’s the reason I don’t really like Halloween. It’s the same reason I don’t see horror movies. I just don’t enjoy it. Yes, I know, especially in America, the day is supposed to be about fun and creative costumes and candy. Those details […]

For Maria, about World Malaria Day

My friend Maria Fenty was in love with the people of Sudan. More than once she trekked there to encourage and serve people in the ravaged south, loving those whose lives were on the line daily. She told me that she hoped to go live there to serve the women and children struggling to survive, […]

2010: There has been joy

I gave up trying to write those family update Christmas letters quite a few years ago. However, this morning, while my young adults are sleeping and my husband is already at work, I’ve been sitting nearby the Christmas tree and looking through the photos I’ve taken over the past year. They remind me of the […]

Stop telling me not to go to Haiti

I know, you’re concerned. I know, you care about me. I know, the news makes it look dangerous. I’ve noticed, too. Honestly, your concerns are very logical. Trouble is, the God I serve doesn’t use my (or your) logic. I’m really glad about that!  The logic of the Gospel is altruism in its purest form […]