August 31st

August 31st, this coming Tuesday, is the deadline for our withdrawal from Afghanistan. August 31st, our country may leave fellow Americans and allies behind to face torture and perhaps death by the Taliban. It’s horrible and heartbreaking. And I shake my head because August 31st, twenty-five years ago, was also the worst day of myContinue reading “August 31st”

Life can be so hard when you don’t know who you are…

Life can be so hard if you don’t know who you are…. (A guest post from Ben Jaggers) We have so many choices and so many people telling us who to be or how to act. I wasn’t sure who I was when I was younger. I am sure this is a problem that manyContinue reading “Life can be so hard when you don’t know who you are…”

When Your Life Disappoints You

I had been walking with Jesus in real relationship just a few short years when my husband, whom I loved so very much, committed suicide and left me caring for our chronically ill one-year-old and three-year-old sons. My life had turned out far from what I had planned or expected. As much as I hadContinue reading “When Your Life Disappoints You”