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When Sunday Mornings are ToughqQQQQqqxQn /n /n/nnnnn

I am a pastor’s wife. You probably already know this about me. What you might not know is that my family lives across the parking lot from the church where my husband serves. I am a very spoiled wife. Most days of the week, my husband is integrally involved in our family’s morning routines. He drives our oldest daughter to […]

When I Start to Sound Like Mother Gothel, It is Time for Change

I love animated movies. For a long time, “Beauty and the Beast” was my favorite, but in 2010, “Tangled” was released and it has been my favorite ever since. We celebrated Lindsay’s 8th birthday with a Tangled party and 4 years later, it is still her favorite birthday party. Best. Day. Ever! The movie is full of humor and wit, […]

Heart Renovations

Posted by on December 30, 2014 in Introspection | Comments Off on Heart Renovations

I woke up this morning in a home that was built in the early years of the 1800’s. It was built for a Presbyterian minister, a missionary of sorts who traveled by horseback preaching all over Western New York. For the past 14 years, the home has been lovingly restored and for the past 9, it has been a bed […]

We Wish You a Christ Filled Christmas

Dear Family and Friends, What a year this has been! I love the way Christmas time always brings the past year into focus, how it beckons my heart to remember all that has gone before it. This year has not been what I expected it to be in some ways. I’m not sure I was prepared for how my plans […]

Bid Thou Our Sad Divisions Cease

A few years ago, I walked through a time of hurt and betrayal. While I had been wounded in my life prior to this time, this particular period in my life wounded me more deeply than I could have imagined. In the aftermath, I responded in ways that surprised me. I began to distrust everyone. The slightest indication that someone […]