Remembering is Half the Battle of Enduring

Her vision is always a bit bigger than her follow-through, and we love her for that. Our first-born, full of dreams and giant ideas (the more spontaneous the better!), we know well the awkward smile that crosses her face when … Read more

When Winter Holds On

I didn’t know how to plan for that day — those weeks and months — when that test of overwhelming heartache came. It came in the form that we all face, in failures of relationships and the hardships with those … Read more

Before We Settle into Inward Weariness…

Out my window they were singing again this morning, those little birds that deliver sermons without words. They were singing once more, persistently and full throttle, absolutely tireless in their refrains. And it pierced my heart again, pierced right through … Read more