Beyond Chocolates and Lingerie

Beyond Chocolates and Lingerie

Lost in the words on my screen, I felt a presence from my past. Faded pain welled-up in my heart as a casual conversation with the woman at the café table beside mine shifted. Hesitantly I turned the conversation, aware it could be too much for both of us. Her...
Speak Life Into Your Student

Speak Life Into Your Student

Classroom windows open to walkways and gentle breezes unwittingly invite conversation into classrooms. As the spring day yawned to a close, I heard the shrill voice of a mother carry through my window screen. Her piercing tone and harsh words whipped out to flog a...
Forgiveness at Christmas

Forgiveness at Christmas

Snowboarding on Christmas sounds fabulous until realizing you’re alone—married and alone—family minutes away and alone. Divorce, my divorce, isn’t something I often write about or discuss, but this Christmas season I have encountered many hurting people and am starkly...
My Best Yes

My Best Yes

This story is bittersweet because it describes the last meal I shared with my dad. I didn’t know it would be the last time I saw him, and I nearly declined his impromptu invitation. I’m grateful for God’s love and kindness for allowing me to share a final sweet...

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