A Short Lament for Mother’s Day

We took flowers to the graveyards around this time, just a year ago. Who could have foreseen that this year I'd be without you---and grandma too? Who could have foreseen you'd both be where we stood then---buried. Silent. Absent. Me least of all. Spring invades the air and I can't help but think ---wish, hope, … Continue reading A Short Lament for Mother’s Day

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A Celebration: 5 Years in Christ, an Eternity to Go!

In many ways it's hard to believe that 5 years have passed since the Holy Spirit blazed across the sky of my heart and I passed from death into life. That was the final weekend of my freshman year at college and the Lord had, unbeknownst to me, been working on me all year even … Continue reading A Celebration: 5 Years in Christ, an Eternity to Go!