It's Imogene's first birthday and time is flying and fuzzing my memory. Before all these sweet memories are gone, I want to be sure to write down the few details I still remember from the day she was born.
Life update: the Holy Spirit man, he moves swiftly, powerfully, and clearly... Me on the other hand... a little slow on the uptake... which is why you haven't heard from me in awhile! Here's what's been going on with our family in the last few months... The Ongoing Job Search Ever since we moved to... Continue Reading →
Over the last 11 years, Jeremiah 29:11 always shows up right before big moments in my life — moments like when I decided to change my major to study Theology and before my interview for a teaching position in Knoxville that I really wanted. I think it even showed up around the time of my wedding! It resurfaced again this morning.
The year was 2011. I was a senior in college finishing up my final fall semester. I had just completed the first of my finals and stood up to turn in my exam when all the blood rushed to my head and I lost my vision for a second. Normally, that wouldn't have been a big deal... this happens to everyone after long periods of sitting. But what caught my attention was that I only "went black" in one eye.
Did you know the Church believes that the veil separating earth from Purgatory becomes thinner and ghosts can be more readily seen at this time of year? I did... which is why it made total sense to me that my nephew claimed he saw a ghost yesterday,
It’s been two years since we moved out-of-state; that means it’s been two years since I’ve been in the classroom. I definitely miss the students. I miss their humor, their questions, their wonder… and I miss our conversations -- especially conversations about their own faith experiences. This past summer, “J” and I reconnected over social... Continue Reading →
You know the phrase, "everything that can go wrong will"? That was how our flight home to visit family went... and it looked like our return flight was headed down the same path. A prayer from the heart then turned the day completely around...