Today’s find: Gridlock

A trip that typically takes about 20 minutes…required every bit of an hour-and-a-half to complete on Friday afternoon. And for that, I was glad indeed.

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Today’s find: Travelin’

A certain courageous Mommy I know bundled up her 4-month-old and headed off to Ohio this weekend.

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Today’s find: ‘Yes!’

We’ve turned the page into 2019, and I’m being encouraged, at this King’s House retreat, to say “yes” to the New Year…sight unseen. It’s a Big Ask… Continue reading

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Today’s (#TBT) find: Nuts

It’s a bit warmer in Belleville this January 1st…than last. Still, it warms my heart to recall the rascally encounter I had with the Holy One a year ago today. Perhaps you’ll enjoy the tale, too…

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Today’s find: Sign of Jonah

I spent part of Christmas Eve in self-imposed exile, and there encountered an awesome blessing.

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Today’s find: The Star of Christmas

Ever notice? This time of year, the stars seem especially bright. It’s almost as if the sky is clearer…and the heavens are closer to earth… than they are in the summertime.

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Today’s find: The Star of Christmas

Ever notice? This time of year, the stars seem especially bright. It’s almost as if the sky is clearer…and the heavens are closer to earth… than they are in the summertime.

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Today’s find: Sanctuary (temporary)

My feeble brain had a tough time processing what I saw this morning when I strolled into the commons of the local middle school: Chairs, chairs, everywhere – some already in tidy rows; others stacked, pending placement. All of them, awaiting the crowds on Christmas Eve.

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Today’s find: Trouble

A comforting aroma…fresh-baked cookies!…filled our kitchen yesterday afternoon. Mommy, Grandma and Big Brother stood just a few feet away, stirring the next batch. Gramps was holding him snug, in a firm and loving embrace.

Still, somehow, little Jonah concluded that everything was not right with his world. Quicker than you can say “ginger snap,” he started going all-Ray-LaMontagne on me.

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Today’s find: Plumbing the generations

It occurs to me that faucet repairs, like salvation history, tend to require a lot of manpower.

At least, that’s the legacy I seem to have received from my father.

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