Fear Not!

On that first Christmas night, shepherds were told to “fear not” and a multitude of angels sang out “Glory to God”. How wonderful it would be to live a life where I “feared not” and sang out “Glory to God” in every circumstance. I have been discovering how I tend to hold onto things tightly…

Owning my Dorkiness

I may have inadvertently put my brother on the terrorist watch list.  You see, I’m a dork.  My husband is being transferred to work in northern Virginia so I was in the DC area looking to see what towns we should consider while looking for a home.  I was alone, driving my brother’s car through…

A Dish of Promises

Living in a land of drought next to a city named for a thousand oaks, I found myself in two forests one week before summer’s end. Longing for the damp, crisp comfort of fall the heat of the first forest said, not yet. I searched the forest floor for acorns that had not lost their…