Play

Play

Do you enjoy silly movies, telling jokes, and playing games? When was the last time you exprienced a belly laugh or pure delight? This week I have played with fairy lights, colored ribbon, chalk markers, and precious photos. Fun, laughter, and delight have filled our...
Questions

Questions

How is it with your soul today? When was the last time someone asked you this question or one with similar depth? Jesus asked questions, a lot of them. He entered into conversations that brought about lasting change by asking thoughtful and meaningful questions. “Do...
Spur

Spur

What are you reading that encourages your soul? How is the Bible bringing life to your day? Have you shared it with anyone lately? The verse, Hebrews 10:24 reminds us to consider the ways we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. When we share the ways...
Broad

Broad

The park across the street from our neighborhood is getting a makeover. A new entrance, an expanded playground, and bigger sidewalks comprise much of the work in process. My favorite renovation thus far is the path. I walk the same pathway every day, both in the...
Goober

Goober

Have you ever awakened and noticed a bit of gunk on the inside part of your eye? Perhaps you have a name for this crust that appears in the crook of your eyes when you sleep? When Sammy and Sophie were young, we called it “sleepy dust.” Maybe you call it something...
Gifts

Gifts

During my childhood, my family set up a nativity scene during Advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas. It included a stable, cows, a donkey, sheep, shepherds, the angel Gabriel, Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, and three wise men with their camels. While the figurines...