Foster Care, Adoption, & Unlikely Gifts

Foster Care, Adoption, & Unlikely Gifts

By Jenny Stricklin I vividly remember reaching out to touch her for the first time, nearly 19 months ago, my shaking hands evidence of my trembling heart. She was especially fragile because of her unique health concerns, and her tiny 5lb. frame was largely hidden by...
Craving Certainty

Craving Certainty

By Joni Shankles Like all humans, I crave certainty. I admit that in my own relentless search for predictability, I seek solace in the most unlikely things. Like math. With its rules and structure and repetitive rhythm of signs and symbols, math can exude a certain...
Gratitude

Gratitude

By Laura Jones Have you noticed gratitude merchandise is everywhere these days? Several weeks ago, I ran to Target for some dish soap and was completely distracted by the dollar aisle. I couldn’t believe the Thanksgiving and Christmas treats were already out when it...
Embracing Everyday Moments

Embracing Everyday Moments

By Leslie Hollowell “Blessed are those who have learned to praise you, who walk in light of your presence, O Lord.” Psalm 89:15 I remember sitting with a friend one evening when I was completely overwhelmed with life. I had my calendar filled with a million different...

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