This is my favorite time of year. After a long, hot New Mexico summer, there's a certain relief when fall finally arrives. The nights get cool, the leaves change hue, and I can finally-FINALLY-wear jeans without feeling as I was going to pass out from heat exhaustion. But also...it's spooky season. Ever since I was … Continue reading You Have Nothing to Fear…Except for God.
Is It 2023 Yet?
I don't mean to sound like a Debbie Downer here, but the start of a new year always depresses me. There's always so much build-up, so much hype and hope, like everything is going to be magically different the moment the clock strikes midnight on December 31. Okay, and maybe it is for a few … Continue reading Is It 2023 Yet?
Missing The Forest Through The Trees–or Pigs
"...Go back and report to John what you have seen and heard: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is preached to the poor." (Luke 7:22) This was the answer Jesus gave when messengers from John the Baptist … Continue reading Missing The Forest Through The Trees–or Pigs
The Longest, Most Unexpected Good-bye
I am a military spouse. My husband is a pilot with nearly fifteen years of service under his belt; I've tagged along for thirteen of those. We spent the first five years of our marriage overseas, traveling both Europe and Asia. Afterwards, we returned to the States where my son was born, along with a … Continue reading The Longest, Most Unexpected Good-bye