When The Equator Falls Off

When The Equator Falls Off

I knew the globe was weathered.  I found it at Goodwill, after all.  I loved the blue of the ocean, the way the North American mountains were raised, how time zones divided it all, and the grade-school memories that it conjured up. The globe fit squarely on the corner...
A God of All Seasons: My Heart Behind the Book

A God of All Seasons: My Heart Behind the Book

My co-authored book with Tammy H. Meyer launches in just about a month!  I wanted to share just a little of my heart behind this work with you, my friends who have followed this blog for several years. So here’s my heart behind this book: In my backyard in...
Sunset

Sunset

It’s the longest day of the year. The sun is still hanging above the cornfields and the stalks are not tall enough yet to silhouette the sky The earth and sky touch with no interference. I stand on land that I knew as a child, my grandparent’s farm which is now my...
How To Have Wonder Woman Faith

How To Have Wonder Woman Faith

I read yesterday that Wonder Woman‘s film debut marked the biggest opening ever for a female director. There was huge anticipation for this debut and I might have been a little too giddy about seeing this movie. Some girlfriends and I decided it warranted...
Everyday Altars

Everyday Altars

 It leaves me speechless, awed, the enormity of the cross. The plaque at its base, rising 208 feet over the marshes, says that it marks the approximate site where Christianity was first  planted in what is now the United States back in 1565. The historical marker says...
8 Things My Backyard Garden Has Taught Me About Life

8 Things My Backyard Garden Has Taught Me About Life

In grade school my family made yearly summer vacations to visit our family in Iowa.   I remember going out into the backyard garden with my Grandpa Leo.  The dew still on the tomatoes and lettuce, we’d search for the perfect peas and the ripened tomatoes for the...

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