If my daughter will forgive me for talking about her feet . . . I have a picture from when she was an infant, with me holding up her daddy’s big sock next to her tiny sock. I thought that would change, but if we took the same picture today it would look no different…. Read More
Bringing God's Word home.
Worry. I truly wish this emotion didn’t exist. My family has had an interesting year. My husband has been laid off twice, my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a double mastectomy, and my work has been like a roller coaster that seems to never come to a stop. My husband and I… Read More
Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance. It is the Lord Christ who you serve. Colossians 3:23-24 I memorized the above verse thirty-five years ago when I was on work crew at Malibu, a… Read More
Giving up control is really hard for me. It’s why I never was any good at skiing—I never wanted to go too fast. Going fast puts you at risk, you know. There’s a chance of falling. Yet, of course, the consequences of choosing not to sail down the hill are great. Going slower hurts your… Read More
She gathers wool and flax and works with eager hands Proverbs 31:13 I love to knit. I make time for stitches every day. It is my job: I work in a yarn shop. It is my career: I write about knitting. It is my hobby: I make gifts for family and friends. It is my… Read More
The word “home” has to be one of the most beautiful words there is, in any language. In Pennsylvania Dutch, it’s haymet. Last Sunday our three oldest children, all in college, were home—along with our youngest, who is in high school and still lives at home, of course. I feel such peace when we’re all… Read More