Waiting For The Lights…

After Joy died, I think I really felt done. It wasn’t just her death. Being a mother with little ones in this world is pretty tough stuff. It’s hard to navigate in a world that seems increasingly bent on self-annihilation. I was just exhausted and...

In Which I Discover That I Am Kicking Against The Pricks

Saul didn’t start out being a bad guy. He was, in fact, very loyal and apparently extremely persuasive. I think he loved his religion. He loved it so much that he convinced himself it was alright to kill for it. The Lord appeared to him and asked why he was...
17 Miracles

17 Miracles

The pioneers that climbed Rocky Ridge also claimed many miracles along the way. In my commemoration of Pioneer Day, I realized I couldn’t let it go by without mentioning my own 17 Miracles that have gotten me through this far. 1. John. You can read all about...
A Prayer

A Prayer

O God, who holdest all souls in life; and callest them unto thee as seemeth best: we give them back, dear God, to thee who gavest them to us. But as thou didst not lose them in the giving, so we do not lose them by their return. For not as the world giveth, givest...
Three Months

Three Months

Three months ago one of my college roommates (and one of my dearest friends) had a beautiful baby girl named Victoria. It was fun to be pregnant at the same time as she was. She ran a marathon in her second or third trimester. She swam in the water. In Maine. In a...
Goodnight, Moon

Goodnight, Moon

Hello, moon. It is three am and you woke me up. I looked out the window at the silver blue light cascading and spilling out all over the snow covered hills and flowing into every nook and cranny of the valley and I thank Him for the gift. She even left a few stars out...