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The porch was crumbling, boards creaked underfoot, paint peeling, forgotten shutters from yesteryear. My hand shook as I pulled on the door, it ached at my touch. The loneliness hung in the air thick as the dust and the cobwebs, all spectators to the decay of a home once alive. “Is anybody here?”, I questioned. anybody, anybody, anybody No response other […]

What You Need to Know to Work on Summer Staff

For 5 summers, I worked on summer staff at two amazing camps. Those summers will always hold a special place in my heart. But there are some things I wish I would have known before my first summer on staff. If I could go back and have a chat with my 18 year old self, this is what I would […]

The Heavens Declare

In church this morning, we sang Majestic by Lincoln Brewster. As we were singing the chorus I was picturing places I have been and I thought I would share them with you today…         The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal […]

Celebrating Twin Pines Camp

Growing up, my favorite part of every summer was going to Twin Pines Camp in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. My sisters and I knew every turn, every hill, every spot where chickens were likely to cross the road and our anticipation would grow as we got closer and closer to our favorite spot on earth. Our week at […]

Praying for Boys~ A Book Review

“It’s not fair,” he cried, his angry words accompanied by tears. His little brother stood by his side nodding in agreement. As I looked into the eyes of my precious boys, I was reminded that parenting can so often feel like a battle. They were right. The punishment they were receiving wasn’t fair. But what they didn’t understand was that […]