Don’t Be a Fan of the Saints

Feb 23, 2015 by

I own every Garth Brooks album. A fan since the tiny age of 3 when “Friends in Low Places” thrilled country radio, I soaked up and memorized lines from his self-titled release through Man Against the Machine. My parents saw him live when I was 7 and came home with an autographed photo...

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Lent for the Married

Feb 17, 2015 by

Andrew and I were passing ideas back forth – sweets, alcohol, eating between meals. What should we give up for Lent? While I have one or two possibilities floating around, I think I’ll choose my Lenten sacrifices based on God’s will for our marriage, which will undoubtedly yield a...

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All of God’s Grace in One Tiny Face

Feb 16, 2015 by

It was a cold night in the middle of January 2014. In the quiet, I placed our littlest in his crib and felt the familiar, painful yearning – so far unfulfilled, though God’s other blessings were abundant. There in the dark, I knelt at the changing table in the nursery and with clutched,...

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