Dependence 

"Dependence is good," he said. What pushed me into prayer yesterday: Seeing flawed hearts spilling words out of mouths Watching spirits flail and tantrum desperately attempting to muster control Hearing angry screams bounce off walls Doors slamming, rattling hinges Quiet pain and discouragement on faces Concerns for the future Desire for loving what the Lord loves …

the sick policy

I wasn't the most honest kid. I was a gold medalist in whipping up faux colds and raising my temperature by touching the thermometer to a lightbulb....shaking the mercury down so it wouldn't read a scalding 107. Our school's sick room doubled as my second bedroom. My shining moment though was when I had "the …

Reading People

So I've always loved personality tests. But I've never really known what to do with the information other than adding it to the list of labels used to understand myself. Anne Bogel changed that for me.  Reading People jumps into several of the most common personality frameworks and cuts through all of the research overload to …

book drought

I've hit a low. Most afternoon and evenings I recharge with books and seem to have the all-too-often experience of all of my library holds becoming available to me at the exact same time. But not this week. I have hardly read a page. My mind feels the effect. I'm sluggish and full of fog. For …

Underwater 

How do you know where to start? Texas is under so much water it's hard for me to even wrap my head around. The images are heart-wrenching.  Today I have no words. Please pray and give to the organization you feel will best serve these communities. We love preemptive love. If you don't know where …

ready or not

Five weeks. It's time to put my head down, submit to the work ahead and push forward. Today marks day one of our Fall 1 homeschool block. We greased the wheels this summer, but for now, it's time to go hard until September 29. What I'm looking forward to: routine the whole world being back …