A season for rest.

Life has me in quite a season. I haven’t written in over two weeks! That says something, because I love to write, and I have a lot to say. I don’t know if it’s the umpteenth sinus infection in the last six months, or the heavy workload at the college. Perhaps it’s that my husband…

When exhaustion hits, choose to be present

I don't know how realistic it is to assume all parents feel like me at times. But I do believe, more often than not, most of you do. It is inevitable, as a parent, to become exhausted. I'm not talking about the 8:00pm, kids are finally in bed, I'll just lay down for a minute,…

What would you do with a time machine?

Today a friend asked, "If you could travel back to only one event, what would it be?" There are so many events I'd want to return to. Perhaps back in time to see my grandfather or grandmother, just one more time. Or to sort out an argument with a childhood friend so we could still…

The sincerity of an innocent heart

Tonight my husband made the kids dinner, then went on to spend an hour making dinner for me and him. (I know, different meals seem excessive, but when we want a meal full of veggies it's not worth the struggle and waste of tasty food.) I had asked for a sweet potato sort of hash.…