Be the Salt and the Light

Before the girls jump out of the car for school in the morning, I say to them, “Be the salt and the light!” I’m not sure why I started doing this, but it has most definitely become a thing. At four and seven, they don’t have their MDiv, they don’t care a thing about correct […]

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Lessons from Lucy

  V.I.P. I walked upstairs a few weeks ago, only to find yet another make-believe room scene in process – this is not odd, ever since Lucy was two and a half, she has been the master of such scenarios. That day, she had created a classroom environment, carrying small furniture from all over the […]

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Retreat

If heaven were on earth, it would be in the mountains. The views would be endless, the breeze refreshing and cool, the colors vibrant and the smells damp and sweet. Heaven on earth is being listened to by heart sisters, encouraged, strengthened and challenged – without judgment or condemnation. Heaven on earth is belly laughter, […]

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