The Hidden Blessing of Waiting

It’s been so long, I’m not quite sure where to begin.  Should I start with the funeral I attended today or with the stroke my mother had one month ago?  Should I share my ongoing concern for my son with Crohn’s, who has been suffering from a flare for over a week now?  Or, perhaps I should start on a happier note, with my recent writing success.  All I can say is that November was a whirlwind, and I am[Read more]

“Sharing is Caring”

offering bunch of grapes

You may have seen this quote at the end of a blog post, by the social media sharing icons.  If you came to my house, you’d hear it recited among my children as they try to weasel a toy from an unwilling sibling.  In truth, though, sharing is an expression of caring for others, and the passage in Acts 2:42-45 is the purest example of true community that I have found. They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to[Read more]