Month: November 2019

“Hey, You Can Write!”

About a year ago, I came across an amazing mentoring program and encouragement for writers called, Hey, You Can Write! –┬áhosted by Chris Fabry. Hey, You Can Write! has become a vital part of my writing and has had a huge impact on me….

Go Home

Why do you wander so aimlessly, My soul, far away from home? Have you been evicted shamelessly By lies … and were made to roam? Your walls, your dignity, once were strong Now broken, and occupied By worries and fears of being wrong –…

Attachments

There is one question I am repeatedly asked at church and other places, “It’s been five years since you have adopted. Are things easier now?” Many times I give the short answer and nod my head. The fact is that many things have gotten…

UNKNOWN (Five Minute Friday)

My husband and I sat in the large meeting room. There was a incredible tension in the room, an anticipation, a fear of the unknown. In a few minutes we were to meet three kids that would change our lives forever. Home studies were…

Dying toward Life

The maple seed it twirls around On wings of snowy gusts Up over roofs it spins about Goes where the wind it thrusts. Its journey-end I cannot see Nor grasp where it will lie. It knows that new life comes to be Through willing…

Hitting a Wall

(Some of you have asked for an up-date on our house situation … Here it goes!) Since April this year, we have been dealing with (according to our insurance) a “catastrophic claim”. Last year’s ice and snow caused our roof to partially collapse and…

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