On Planting Pansies

I’ve been quiet in this place lately. It’s not that I haven’t had words, but that I’ve had too many.

This past winter was full of words. Of confusing words. Of hard words. Of saying words that needed saying. Of saying goodbye a hundred times, each time not knowing if it was the last word.

Too […]

Twice Adopted

“My friend Melinda’s story gives me hope and makes my eyes water happy tears. Rarely do I hear about children adopted internationally meeting their birth parents, but Melinda did meet her birth mom, Dory, and has been so beautifully honouring of her. Even more remarkably, when disaster hit in the Phillippines recently, Melinda and […]

When You Need Rest

Years ago, when I was going through a season of changes I didn’t necessarily desire, a friend shared this with me.

“Healthy things grow.
Growing things change.
Changing things challenge.
Challenge forces us to trust God.
Trust leads to obedience.
Obedience makes us healthy.
Healthy things grow.”

It was what I needed to hear then, and what I’ve needed to be reminded […]