Devotions

Moldy Food, Purgatory, You, and Me

Moldy Food, Purgatory, You, and Me

“Then every scribe who has been instructed in the Kingdom of heaven is like the head of a household who brings from his storeroom both the new and the old.”...
July 28, 2022
Living Out the Words

Living Out the Words

“Feed my lambs . . . Tend my sheep . . . Feed my sheep.” // John 21:15, 16, 17 I am a writer. My business is words. Words are...
June 03, 2022
Living in the Tension of Joy and Sorrow

Living in the Tension of Joy and Sorrow

The older I get, the less I claim to know. The world, with all its complicated brokenness, has undone so much of my certainty, and discerning how God is working...
March 22, 2021
Craving Justice But Learning Forbearance

Craving Justice But Learning Forbearance

When did you decide to stop trying for children of your own? Where’s his real mother? How much did he cost you? By now, two years into motherhood, I’ve grown...
September 20, 2020
Her Littleness, My Littleness

Her Littleness, My Littleness

I married at 41. I became a mother at 43. For decades, the blessings poured out so freely on other women were denied to me. That cross was heavy, but...
August 15, 2020