Weekend Reflection: Fearless

Cadence, the Brave Explorer. October, 2010. ‘Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’ Isaiah 41:10 (NASB) It’s the weekend. Around here we remove our shoes and […]

Candy for Elaine. WordCandy.

Dear Elaine,  It’s all going to be awesome.  (And by “all,” I mean this part, this part–every part.)  With love and confidence,Mom Me, Daphne, Elaine, Sawyer, Cadence. Pumpkin Patch. October, 2012. ‘Do not fear, for I am with you;Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God.I will strengthen you, surely I will […]

I’m Coming Out Today

Grandpa’s Desk. Bookcase by Dad. Both Renewed by Rich. Letting a Book HappenWe’re doing things a little differently around our house these days. Over the holidays, Rich repainted our bedroom to obliterate the color that I’d selected a few years ago. I believe its name was “Wrong Green.” Don’t paint your bedroom Wrong Green. You’ll […]

Faith Made a Mountain

PilgrimageYesterday, Rich and I drove to San Diego county and picked up our dear friend and co-grandma Judi. We drove two hours into the desert as a spectacular thunderstorm played across the sky before us. Our destination? Niland, California and Salvation Mountain. We were blessed to meet Leonard Knight, who built the mountain, and Kevin Eubank, who […]

His Car is in the Lot

Spotting Him EverywhereImagine you’re off to a business seminar. You’re looking forward to the event, as your favorite colleague, a former coworker, is attending and you’re eager to see your friend. You arrive at the meeting location and discover that hundreds of  people are attending. You scan the room and roam through it, looking, but you can’t find your […]