The Struggle is Part of the Story

ABOUT A BOY There was this guy. He had it all. Money. Looks. An adoring father. Wearing a brightly colored coat, he had dreams, plans, and visions. But he also had a bit of pride. A tattle-tale to daddy. His brothers hated him. Joseph, of the Bible… I truly have a soft spot in myContinue reading “The Struggle is Part of the Story”

The Sweetness of Grace

In the Messiah, in Christ, God leads us from place to place in one perpetual victory parade. Through us, he brings knowledge of Christ. Everywhere we go, people breathe in the exquisite fragrance. Because of Christ, we give off a sweet scent rising to God, which is recognized by those on the way of salvation—anContinue reading “The Sweetness of Grace”

Big Dreams

Two and a half years ago, I was a restless stay-at-home mom. My four kids, self-sufficient, and in school full time, my role as a full-time mom was evolving. College catalogs, SATs, and drivers’ licenses pointed to the impending beginnings of the nest emptying. Rewind twenty years. I was a fresh-faced college student ready toContinue reading “Big Dreams”