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my Jesus writes in the sand

And once more he bent down and wrote on the ground Today my kids started their day with a piece of microwaveable sausage on a stick wrapped in a spongy pancake, and ended their day […]

5 Year Redemptive Anniversary (a remembering)

There are days when my summer of sanctification (aka: writing Named by God) seems so far behind me that I must mind-squint just to see it. And then, there are days when it is so fresh […]

My Ambien-Induced, Parenting Epiphany

This Morning > 1:30 am Justin: “Kasey…Kasey…KASEY!!!” (frustration intensifies) Lake: “mawwwwwwwwm” (in 6-year old whimper-whine voice) Lake: “maaaaaaawm, I threw up.” (real pathetic-like) Me: “huh? what?!? what tha heck?!? … HONEY! THAT’S MY BEST SPATULA!!!” (in […]

The Lingering Love of Jesus

“He’s coming! He’s coming! He’s outside the village now!” As the words rang out through the grief-stricken shadows of her home, Martha let the small cup she’d been relentlessly scrubbing come crashing to the floor. […]

God used Depression to set me Free

There was a time in my life when I felt completely ashamed of letting people see into my struggles with depression. There was a time when I would have never told anyone that I was taking medication and […]

I’m a Freedom-Gasping Wretch

I hit my knees right there on the gravel, raised my hands toward the sun, and wept through the most grandiose smile my body could muster for 8:05 am. This isn’t the norm for me, […]