Road trip day #1

Today after church we began our annual road trip to "Oregon"... We always say that but really it's initially a road trip to Redding, CA where my sister lives. Eventually we get to Oregon.In the past, I'd wake the kids early in the morning, load them in the car, and we make it closer to... Continue Reading →

He’s chasing me

I'm married to a police office, even still, when I see an officer behind me, I get all nervous. Suddenly I'm trying to recall everything I learned in driving school. How many feet from an intersection do I need to turn on my blinker? Who has the right of way? Grab the wheel at 12... Continue Reading →

I don’t want to miss the point

Finally everyone is in bed and its quiet. I sit to reflect on the day and try to really live it again. The day was full of baseball, cleaning, spending time with the dad and husband who's gone every Saturday, watching the 3rd game in the World Series, feeling really shocked that Detroit hasn't done...anything.... Continue Reading →

Sunday Stories

I heard this story the other day on the radio about a woman who was boarding a plane:A woman was in a hurry to get to her plane from the airport shop she was in, so she grabbed a bag of cookies and a magazine, hurried to her gate and got to her seat.  Once the... Continue Reading →

Good and Severe

"Safe? Don't you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? 'Course he isn't safe. But he's good. He's the King, I tell you." — Mr. Beaver (The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, Ch. 8) My life has changed so much in the last year. It seems God... Continue Reading →

Josiah Conder, 1836

" 'Tis not that I did choose Thee,For Lord, that could not be;This heart would still refuse Thee,Hadst Thou not chosen me...My heart owns none before Thee,For Thy rich grace I thirst;This knowing, if I love Thee,Thou must have loved me first."Oh can you hear my heart!? I love You Jesus, but only because You... Continue Reading →

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