Infertility: Part 1

Making this latest post was uncomfortable for me. First, the camera intimidated me. Second, I am exposing a part of my life that only a few friends and family know about. But my comfort and complacency must take a back seat if I want to engage with people on a real, authentic level about importantContinue reading “Infertility: Part 1”

Bouquet or Not

Daddy walked around the rented, vintage car and opened the door. As he helped me out, I wrapped my arm around his and we turned to face the parted sea of people. As we began to walk, I saw our wedding planner walk up to my side, “you forgot your bouquet,” she whispered. This normallyContinue reading “Bouquet or Not”

No Doors

As I sat in the back row in the church listening to stories about my dear friend, the word “hospitality” kept coming to my mind. Hospitality used to invoke images of a plate of freshly baked cookies, an immaculately organized home, and a hostess wearing an apron and always smiling in welcome. True hospitality, though,Continue reading “No Doors”

“Thou Shalt Not” vs. Love

If you were to ask non christians in our country what Christians stand for, these are the answers you would get: Pro-life Against gay marriage No sex before marriage No lying No cheating No stealing No alcohol No cussing Whatever the Bible says. The list goes on. Rarely will someone say: They believe in JesusContinue reading ““Thou Shalt Not” vs. Love”