The Art of Steadiness

Late one November, we decided to take the kids to a Christmas tree farm to chop down our own tree. It seemed like a festive idea. What could possibly go wrong? All we had to do was choose our tree, chop it down, load it in the truck, pay the vendor and take it home. … [Read more…]

Christmas Grief

It’s been over ten years but I remember Christmas Eve 2008 like it was yesterday. My husband and I were still reeling from the coup d’├ętat we’d experienced several weeks earlier at our church where he’d pastored for 7 years. Instead of ringing handbells, listening to my husband preach and our daughter sing, we were … [Read more…]