Here in Minneapolis there’s still a lot of snow on the ground, though the snowbanks have diminished during some recent unseasonably warm days. (For us in Minnesota “unseasonably warm” in early March means highs in the upper 30’s, maybe even low 40’s.) Also, the days are getting noticeably longer, and Lent has begun, both signs […]
Reprinted here from Rachael’s Blog, “Write out of Left Field.” There is so little room for grief in western society, yet it is not something anyone can avoid. Today grief sits heavily on my heart. I’m returning home from a trip to my childhood home for the Celebration of Life for the woman who was […]
My daughter was probably not more than a few days old when her mother made the decision to place her for adoption in China. Although I never had the opportunity to visit the orphanage where she lived, I did have the opportunity to meet the nannies that had cared for her. Love is a universal […]
I’m not sure if it is the shorter days, the cold, the political climate, or my mental health, but I’ve been craving signs of hope lately. My husband and I have been living in rural Southwest Wisconsin for a few years now, and there are many ways in which it is challenging, especially as someone […]
In this week’s Journey video post, I discuss the concept of perseverance and hope referencing the Bible scripture from Isaiah 40:31.