Prepare your heart

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a strong desire to be overwhelmed by the “feeling” of Christmas. I want to be swept off my feet in the glory and anticipation of my Savior.  I want to be moved to tears every year at the Christmas Eve service, when we sing in the […]

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Innocence

“What is war?” Lucy asked her daddy as we walked along the Vietnam Memorial.  My heart pinched with the weight of her question. How do you explain war to a beautifully innocent six-year-old? As always, my husband answered with great patience and care, and for the moment, she seemed satisfied with the response.  This encounter […]

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The great miracle

For as long as I can remember, God has placed in me a calm and quiet spirit. It takes a good deal to get me really upset, but it also takes a lot to get me excited.  I have started to really pay attention to this, here’s what I’m discovering: I admire curiosity, about self […]

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