A case for glory

Life around home, Walking with Jesus

Hmm. Now some of you are talking about me being “up to” something… or coming to a “conclusion.” Don’t deceive yourselves. I am good at questions, not answers. Have I ever concluded anything before? Also I feel frustrated in my attempts to keep from bringing in two subjects I wish to avoid: Complaining about My […]

July 15, 2013

A question about hair

Life around home, Walking with Jesus

Confession: I’ve been thinking a lot about hair. I don’t know why. It could be for joy at the new-blown fuzz covering my sister’s head. It might be remembering a little 5-year-old I met, who grew hers out long to donate to Wigs for Kids. It could be that I just tried out a new […]

July 10, 2013

Mennonites and metaphors

People, Walking with Jesus

Confession: Sometimes I think that being Mennonite is like being part of a big butte out west. That’s what my husband says. When you look at a butte, you think—Whoa, where’d that growth come from? What subterranean forces heaved it out of the earth? But it didn’t grow at all. At one point the whole […]

May 31, 2013

In which I have much to say on many topics

Life around home

Confession: The thing I dislike most about writing a series is that I can’t write about the little everyday stuff happening in the meantime. Confession: You guys are sweet to think I could write a book, but I don’t want to. I want to play. Confession: This morning I planned to exercise, but instead I […]

January 30, 2013