“For thus said the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, ‘In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.’” Isaiah 30:15 This past year felt kind of like being pulled onto an out-of-control train with no destination. Quiet seems like the last possible word I… Continue reading A Quiet Year: Reflecting on God’s Promises
In December of 2010, after eight years of off again, on again, I finally graduated from college (The Ohio State University in fact). As an English major, with a direction toward secondary education, and a self-professed nerd, I read a lot of literature, and at the end of that year my book total was 38.… Continue reading New Year, New List
Shhh . . . Can you hear that? If you travel to my home in snowy Erie, Pennsylvania, then you won’t have to listen long before you hear . . . a two-month-old lab puppy howling, a toddler banging on his drum set (that we got him for Christmas), someone curled up on the couch… Continue reading Shhh, Can You Hear That?