Listening to the Rhythms of Life Abroad

Everything seems to be telling me to slow down and breathe deeply. Sometimes I listen to these rhythms and other times I fight silence and space. It’s best when I give in to the slowness and listen to its message. It’s the worst when I try and force the rhythms to go faster. If you […]

The Little Train That Can’t: Thoughts on Personal Days

You know the story. “I think I can…I think I can…I think I can…” That cute little locomotive tried her darnedest to climb steadily up that great, big hill despite her tiny size. Despite how others couldn’t (or wouldn’t) help a sister out. She just wanted to get those fun little toys to those precious […]

Crying Over Cookies

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7  “Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let righteous fall.” Psalm 55:22 Pink, blue, green, yellow, orange, red and white. Seven bags of squishy icing. Four dozen sugar cookies. Hours of designs. And I […]