Secrets Mothers Keep: On Roots & Wings

empty nest

I originally published this last year as my first child prepared to go off to college. Apparently it struck a chord with many momma's of the "cap-and-gown set" as it was my most shared and commented post. So I offer it again for the Class of 2016's mothers: When I was pregnant I remember being astounded by the secrets the women in my …

The Great Weaver: A Story with a Punchline

  To bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for the display of his splendor. Isaiah 61:3 Last week I shared this …

Part 3: The Prodigal Returns

But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him. Luke 15: 20 Faithful Expectation The father of the prodigal son has just spotted his boy. Can't you just see the silhouette on the horizon, indistinguishable to any but the one who gave him life? It's not dumb …