Unattached

Unattached

Unattached In June 2019, we rented a little yellow house from a man with thirteen children. It didn’t require a logic degree to know that our lease would be temporary. No surprise—a year and a half later, a son wants our house for his bride. I immediately began making...
Right? Wrong? Or Different?

Right? Wrong? Or Different?

Right? Wrong? Or Different? Have you ever experienced something so far from what you were used to that you didn’t know how to respond? We all have a circle built around us that we call our comfort zone. We function best within it. Naturally, all of our foods, friends...
Don’t Flee Like a Bird

Don’t Flee Like a Bird

Don’t Flee Like a Bird Does the coming year scare you? Do you find yourself wondering how you could escape if things get a lot worse? If so, you’re in good company. Many (including myself) have been watching with horrid fascination as events have unfolded in the...
Motivated

Motivated

Motivated I grew up in Oklahoma. Although we don’t live there anymore, we still have a property with a rental cabin on it. Inevitably, every time I go down there it is jam-packed with work. We got running water down to the cabin earlier this year, but the pipe...
Change

Change

Change Change. It’s something I deal with a lot. I think about it. I want to see it. Sometimes I fear it. Often I pray: “God, change me.”  If everything were my way, I would be spending some alone-time. I would stop to think, and an area that’s not very sanctified in...