Things Change

As I mentioned in Missing Jan, I am helping my youngest son raise funds for his internship and then two year staff member stint for Josiah Venture. He leaves for his internship in Europe in May. Things change. And they’re starting to change now. Last night I received a text from my oldest son who still … Read more


I have been blogging for several years. I have started rereading the posts I published at the beginning of my blogging career and have picked a few out, dusted them off, gave them a little spit and shine and published again. This one was originally entitled: Fishes, Loaves and Multiplication. I recently read some commentary … Read more

Making Peace With the Past

Making peace with the past is something many of us have to do at least once in our lives, oftentimes over and over. What does that look like in your life? For me it’s a difficult thing to do. That’s why I find value in talking with others and learning from their experience. Phrases like: … Read more


I was going through some old posts and ran across this poem in Do I Prize the Seed over the Bouquet? This poem sort of reminds me of where I’m at in my life. There are seeds that were planted years ago that are just now coming up in my life. It’s not really what I thought … Read more

Life is an Experiment

This was my very first blog post, published on June 19, 2009. I’m not even sure if anyone read it! I decided to add a pic and republish today in honor of blogging for four years…a few months late. Life is an experiment. I’ve been saying that a lot lately. About everything. Why are we … Read more

This is Life

A time to live, a time to die And all the living in between The cycle starts, the breath begins And time keeps marching on The bumps, the bruises Seasons change The seedling is a tree The life that once was yours alone That former life now gone Time is spent, days grow short And … Read more