Done with the ponderous, the swollen, the out of breath, I Endure the aching groaning shriek of my body as it brings Life into a fallen world. A child is born this day. I have never seen anyone so perfect. Her Velvet skin shines with the light of a world I’ve seen only in dreams, […]

December 15, 2015

(briefly) The mother of seven

Foster care, Life around home

On this amazing day I get to nurture seven children in my home. Three born to me, children of love— Angel Boy, for one more day— Little twin sisters, arrived last week to stay for a time— And— (yes, this is an announcement) An unborn child, due to join us in December. My heart is […]

May 10, 2015


Walking with Jesus

This morning I finally said it out loud, the words of heresy I didn’t know were in me, words torn from my heart of hearts. I am tired of being a puppet in a story I don’t understand. I am tired of explaining for God. I felt the words scream out from me, felt the […]

December 17, 2014