Hot Chocolate and Other Messes

Our pastor had just finished up his sermon on falling – on admitting we are powerless and broken – when my son dropped his entire cup of hot chocolate on the church carpet (and my new shoes). I had just heard, written down, and whispered, “Amen” to these words: “Instead of the safest place to […]

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Hide & Seek

We bought my in-law’s house over the summer, and unexpectedly, one of my favorite places in our new home is my bedroom closet. It makes for a wonderful hiding spot, not just for a game of Hide and Seek with my three little boys, but also for their weary mom. One recent Sunday afternoon I […]

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