Two summers ago, Dad passed away. Mom suffered a literal broken heart, and followed him into Eternity less than four months later. Then a cascade of events happened that nearly erased my connection to my hometown. I haven’t been back since the estate sale. It’s the longest stretch I’ve ever been … [Read more...] about When It Feels Like You’ve Lost Home
June always conjures up memories of the dry heat of a Kansas summer. Until I started traveling more as an adult, it was the closest thing I had experienced to a true desert. Somehow Dad loved summer harvests: the bright sun, with wind like my convection oven, and the challenge those 16-hour … [Read more...] about Where is God When We’re Walking Through a Difficult Desert?
As we tiptoe into Year 3 of a pandemic many of us thought could never happen, I wanted to revisit some of my pre-COVID thoughts. I wanted to see if God still seems faithful, mighty to save, all-powerful, caring. Even more palpable, perhaps, than what is happening with the pandemic is what may be … [Read more...] about If Your New Year Feels Like “2020, Too”