To the Parents Wondering: Are We In? Or Are We Out?

This week, we were faced with a hard decision. To some it may not have been hard, but for us it was incredibly difficult. And I believe this was just the first of many difficult decisions that are about to come our way. Our two oldest daughters were cast in Continue Reading

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To My Friends Still Choosing to Social Distance

Yesterday, two little boys in our neighborhood came to the door asking if the kids could play. Their families had been social distancing like ours, but obviously had loosened some restrictions.  I had already been feeling like we are on an island with the choice to still maintain space from Continue Reading

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Let’s Be Kind

As restrictions are being relaxed and stay-at-home orders are being lifted, the responses from people have ranged from “It’s about time!” to “This is ridiculous!” and a whole lot of in-between. What started out as a feeling of togetherness seems slowly to be slipping into feelings of confusion and discord. Continue Reading

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When Will We Be Together Again: A Lesson in Patience

I sat down to write today and couldn’t find the words; so I asked myself, how do I feel? And I still couldn’t find the words. My family and I are settling into a routine and are learning to embrace our new normal. Each day is similar to the last, Continue Reading

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If I Could Write Myself a Letter and Deliver it to the Past

Hello. How’s it going? What I’m about to tell you is going to sound kind of crazy. And even after I finish saying it, I’m not really sure you will believe me. If you do believe me, I’m not sure you will fully be able to grasp all that I’m Continue Reading

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Sheltering in Place: A Day in the Life of Our Family During A Pandemic

It’s a little after 8 am and I’m sitting at the kitchen island with my Bible, to-do list, notebooks, computer and pen by my side. My husband is working in our room at his make-shift office while the rest of the house is in a peace-filled state of slumber. This Continue Reading

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