learning from addiction

Two years ago this May, I began serving in a recovery home called Grace House. It has been hard, fun, exciting and exasperating all at the same time. But mostly, it has been one of the greatest learning experiences I have ever had. And I, as always, am compelled to share with you what I've learned.  … Continue reading learning from addiction

2014 ~ a good year for God and house plants

It's the last day of the year and I'm not sure how that happened. I'm not ready. I don't have my lists made yet, my house is still dirty from Easter and I have a lot of weight to lose before tomorrow. Happens every year. December 31st is always a hard day for me. Inevitably I … Continue reading 2014 ~ a good year for God and house plants

broken and whole

She showed me her little clay pot that was a lovely shade of blue. I was surprised at how beautiful it was. Beautiful and cracked. Broken and whole. Jagged lines ran up and down and sideways all over it. It wasn't hard to figure out what had happened. Because when something has been broken and put back together...it shows.  It … Continue reading broken and whole

what do you do when the road bends?

Life is sweet on the straight road, even if the road is narrow. Yes, the straight and narrow is easy travelling. Pick up and put down those feet because I see where I'm going and the view is wide on this narrow road. The plan filled with all my "someday" things is in hand and … Continue reading what do you do when the road bends?