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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Today marks my three year blogging anniversary! Three years is respectable. In fact, my husband says he’s surprised I’ve remained so committed and passionate about writing after all this time. But I have to be honest, sometimes I feel like I’m lagging a bit. I’ve been writing forever and at this point, I’m convinced I was supposed…

I bought her from a street vendor in Haiti. Poverty stricken men begged for our business. They didn’t have to beg me a second for her. I saw her. I wanted her from the minute I laid eyes on her. I bought her for $12. Didn’t barter a cent. She’s worth far more. If she were to break, I…

This is a guest post written by my younger sister, Tiffany, who has a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder, bipolar type. Once a month, Tiffany documents a single day in her life. The purpose of these posts is to raise awareness of what it’s like to live with mental illness. I’m also hoping the posts will help readers recognize that we…

“He has made everything beautiful in its time. He set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.”  Ecclesiastes 3:11  God knows our hearts intimately. He created us, made us, fashioned us fine. He knows what makes us tick, knows what makes us cry. He knows…

Nearly all the guests had left. Just a few remained, mingling and chatting quietly in our kitchen and living room. The evening was much more than the pipe dream I thought it was when I applied to host two months prior. It was God’s dream, God’s gift to us. Singer/songwriter, Ginny Owens, in our house performing an acoustic concert…

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