The Ring I Don’t Wear

Five years ago last Sunday was the anniversary of my husband's first day as a senior pastor. It's two important years of my life that have shaped me and my view of ministry.┬áThe problem is that every time I try to get my thoughts in order, I get a mental block. I can recount in... Continue Reading →


The Book That Haunts Me

When I was seven or so I took a creative writing class at a summer day camp, and while helping my parents clean out their house last year, I happened to find the storybook I wrote for the class. Though I hadn't thought about the class in years, it is still vivid in my mind.... Continue Reading →

Writing what you are afraid of

I'm not afraid of much. Insects, arachnids, vermin, and snakes only get a flight response if they get the jump on me or happen to be poisonous. (Hmm. I wonder if there is such a thing as a poisonous mouse.) Death has never bothered me because I know where I'm going. Public speaking is fun.... Continue Reading →

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