The Real Rest We Need

The Real Rest We Need

I thought I would take a break from writing today. Just rest. Not quit or really pause the blogging, but give myself a day off. I have had a lot on my mind as I’m pondering ideas for the blog’s future, looking at the piles I’ve left on my desk for too many...
Two Reasons to Lose Track of Time

Two Reasons to Lose Track of Time

I lose track of time when I’m writing. It can take a while for me to get started, but once I’m there, once I’m in the zone, I can’t really stop until that task that day feels “done.” I will barely eat lunch or delay dinner. I will...
Finding a Way to Something You Want

Finding a Way to Something You Want

She smiled at me and I couldn’t resist wanting to hold her. There is something special when they are still small. I can find a way to easily hold a baby, before they are too wiggly and before they are too big. But even then, I have thought through my options and...
Why We Need Hope and Cheer

Why We Need Hope and Cheer

When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer. -Psalm 94:19 I return to this over and over — We need each other. Life is better when we share it with people. We learn how to love, how to forgive, how to walk through the expected and...