The story of any one of us is in some measure the story of us all. ~Frederick Buechner

Archive for ‘September, 2014’



  As a young Christian I questioned my use of time. What if I wasn’t investing in kingdom building? I worried if it was all for…

Crashing Waves

It’s Going to Be Okay

Sometimes I am frustrated and miserable and unable to be comforted, and then, like a furious little girl, I throw myself on the couch and bury…


Through the Eyes of Children

Our daughter was born with a cleft lip and palate and requires frequent visits to the craniofacial center. Every time we’re there I’m humbly reminded how…


The Two Trees

Just about everybody has heard about that ancient tree in the Garden of Eden which bore the fruit that lured the first parents of the human…



I recently read the poem “The Guest House” by Rumi and wrote my own poem in response: Welcome, welcome, welcome Fear of Future. Sit down with…


Being Known

A wiser person than myself told me once: “To be in community is to be known.” This has become my latest truism. I have come to…