Holidays · Vignettes & Poetry

Anna’s Adoration

The temperature gauge on our truck shines the word ICE with a bold blue digital glow as I climb in from the cold and put on my seatbelt. Another week’s worth of food loaded into our suburban carriage with heated seats and a broken driver’s side window. God has provided once again. We are well… Continue reading Anna’s Adoration

Rooted in Christ · Vignettes & Poetry

Upon Arriving at The House Between

I wandered into the community center with two little ones toddling behind me. Paid for my large drip coffee and proceeded to the cream and sugar as my boys chased around the cafe, faces pressed up against the drink refrigerator and pointing at the pretty stones in the faux fireplace that separates the cafe from the… Continue reading Upon Arriving at The House Between

Rooted in Christ · Vignettes & Poetry

Christ Be With Me – A Morning Prayer

Christ be with me, Christ within me, Christ behind me, Christ before me, Christ beside me, Christ to win me, Christ to comfort and restore me. Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ in quiet, Christ in danger, Christ in hearts of all that love me, Christ in mouth of friend and stranger. ~ St… Continue reading Christ Be With Me – A Morning Prayer

Vignettes & Poetry

Elliot and Two Green Onions

An original short story based on a true story… Elliot lived in an apartment building 3 stories tall. He was 3 years old. He also had 3 siblings. His two older siblings were allowed to wander the neighborhood all by themselves, even into the woods, but not Elliot. “Mama, can I go down the street… Continue reading Elliot and Two Green Onions

Vignettes & Poetry

Little Miss E and the Purple Glitter

I opened the patio door and let the cold, harsh winter air in just for a moment. I was cleaning up the back patio stairs, and noticed purple glitter all over our steps trailing down along the cement toward the garden. “Do you guys know who dumped purple glitter outside?” I asked the kids, quite… Continue reading Little Miss E and the Purple Glitter