Category Archives: Faith & Grace

Juggling and Balance

September 24, 2019

Have you ever watched someone juggle balls that were different sizes and different weights? Maybe they even add a knife or an orange or a volleyball to the mix. I feel like that sometimes. I was already trying to keep a lot of balls suspended in the air when another one, a much heavier one, […]

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No Room … at the Halfway House

December 19, 2018

I’m sure you know the story. A young, poor couple, the girl pregnant yet a virgin, traveling on their way to register for a census. The days were completed.  The time had come for the baby–announced by an angel and prophesied long before–to be born. They couldn’t find housing, so she gave birth in a […]

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Learning Gratitude from Other Cultures

August 30, 2018

Today, my article about learning gratitude is featured in The Redbud Post‘s issue on learning from other cultures. You can read the article here. I recount one of my memories from my time in Romania that is dearest to my heart. Taryn R. Hutchison, Writer writes, “I’ve learned that all people are the same. Everyone […]

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When Life Interrupts Your Plans

April 26, 2018

Life is full of interruptions. Every day, you have small, nagging distractions that interfere with whatever you intend to do. It may not be anything major, and it may be short-lived. But these interruptions are constant. And irritating. People who are demanding. Things that waste your time. Machines that break down. You can’t stop these […]

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