Love Me on Tuesday

In case you’ve been distracted with more pressing matters, let it be known that Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! The retailers are in full gear: hearts and flowers everywhere; fancy heart-shaped satin boxes of chocolates; piles of bagged heart-shaped candies with special messages; a sea of red in the greeting card sections; and, yes, the […]

Counting the Cost

For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it? Luke 28:14 Last week I told the story of how God began to fill my empty bucket so that I could “love well.” This week is about the biggest obstacle I’ve […]

Thanksgiving & the Gift of Attention

It’s already the third week of November and the fall days have raced by with the boys’ sports, Wednesday bible studies, chores, errands, endless driving, meals cooked and eaten, loads and loads of laundry done, books read, coffee and conversation with friends, and my husband??? Hmm … Where is my husband in all this? I’m […]

Spring Break in Eden

For many, it’s that delicious time of year to escape the bleak, gray dregs of winter and head for a sunny beach. Spring break: oh, to feel the waves lapping at toes that finally have an excuse to be polished after hibernating in snow boots. This week our Road Trip with the Girlfriends has us […]