Grief is strange in so many ways. It hits you when you least expect it. A song, a smell or a date on the calendar triggers the sweetest of memories. Then leaves you dangling midair between its comfort and pain. I thought I’d never get used to life … [Read more...] about HOW GRIEF MEANS YOU LOVED DEEPLY
His teary eyes scanned the crowd milling through the door. Glancing back and forth from the bench to the stands, he waited for the game to begin. Waited for his father to see him play. But the clock started without him. His dad was usually too … [Read more...] about HOW TO BE A BALCONY PERSON
I struggle letting go. Sentimental to the core, I tend to grasp things tightly. After 34 years in the same home, our attic was jammed with life’s mementos. Some literally disintegrated when we tried to move them! My children inherited my … [Read more...] about Three Ways to Loosen Your Grip
I love when Jesus shows up. In our darkest hour, He reveals Himself in strange and unusual ways. We hear claims of divine sightings. A shroud. An image. Leaving us somewhat skeptical. Until we see one of our own. Here's our story. It was March … [Read more...] about Can You See Jesus?
The very day I was diagnosed with breast cancer, we went to church. Barely listening. Barely singing. But I was there. The pastor called me forward for prayer. Like a wave, the Body of Christ surrounded me. My rope-holders provided the physical … [Read more...] about WHY YOU NEED A ROPE-HOLDER