Faith, Family, Life, Marriage, Ministry

Vintage Pearls

“There was something magical in those garments worn by my mother and grandmother. They were not merely hand-me-downs. They seemed infused somehow with the essence of womanhood I had yet to experience—like a vintage postcard left by those ahead of me on the journey.”  — Tabitha M., “Vintage & Vogue: The Beauty of Titus 2… Continue reading Vintage Pearls

Faith, Family, Marriage, Parenting

Waiting with Rebekah

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. Proverbs 13:11-13 In my thirty-five years of mothering five amazing children, I have changed no less than 5,000 messy diapers, lactated for 63 months, kissed and bandaged dozens of skinned knees, winced at hundreds of flat notes, and spent many… Continue reading Waiting with Rebekah

Faith, Family, Marriage

Lightness of Being… A Little Fish

And to aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, so that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one. 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 This year marks our seventh season as entrepreneurs – owners of a small excavation company operating… Continue reading Lightness of Being… A Little Fish

Faith, Marriage, Ministry, Parenting

Persistent Shadows

Usual church routines and religious protocol were set aside this Sunday morning in our little town. Believers normally divided by denominational as well as physical walls gathered together at the local civic center. Our purpose was to participate in a ministry called "Project Ignite Light" (ignitelight.org), which provides backpacks filled with basic comforts to children… Continue reading Persistent Shadows