Parenting When Heaven is Silent

Parenting When Heaven is Silent

These past few months of transition (yet again—fourth move in five years) to a new city, state, and home brought expected and unexpected turns. I expected the search for a new faith family would take time. I expected to have to show grace to my kids through...
Atmosphere Matters

Atmosphere Matters

My birthday was this month. My husband took me to a new restaurant that everyone had been talking about. He called a month in advance and asked for the most romantic seat in the place, what a guy! We arrived and apparently table 53 is the spot! The food was decadent,...
Timeless Resolutions for Every Mom

Timeless Resolutions for Every Mom

Each January, the New Year brings a renewed awareness of the promise of new beginnings. People make New Year’s resolutions for self-improvement or choose a word for the year to summarize their goals. With social media, there are new pressures to share these...
A Heart of Hospitality

A Heart of Hospitality

With the dawning of a new year, people all around us are resolving to make positive life changes in order to improve upon the previous year. I’ve often joined in and made new goals for the year. Sometimes I’ve succeeded, but other years I seem to fizzle out by...
The House That Love Built

The House That Love Built

There is a house on College Street, a two-story white colonial. As a child, when we drove by I would admire, with my little girl eyes, the wood detail that looked like gingerbread men bordering the balcony. I’d dream of living in that house, which to me looked large...

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