the magic of morning

Are you the wife of a pastor? Christine Hoover and I are chatting about that over at her place today. Visit us there to join in the conversation and offer your words of wisdom. *** The morning shows up right outside my window. I get up in the dark and all I see is me...

a necessary part

“You are a necessary part of my journey.” That’s what Liberty said yesterday in the comments. I’ve met Liberty a few times and I really like her and her words are incredibly encouraging. More than that, though, she got me thinking about things....

For When You Feel Like Quitting

Everyday lately, I think about quitting my work. I think about finishing this book I’m contracted for, and being done with writing forever. I think about shutting down the blog, closing down the Twitter account, and burning my laptop. I would be free of the...

all the art

After reading your comments on yesterdays post, I had about 20 more things I wanted to talk about with you, not the least of which is whether or not you think it’s possible to mother without guilt. But today, we’re still fighting the sickies – ear...