Wednesday, September 30 2020 - 11:02 AM

Inspire

Waiting

When my husband finished seminary in 2006, I was pregnant with boy number four and looking forward to doing ministry in a church. I was …

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Expressions of Love

How many times have I signed a letter or an email or a birthday card that way? I wouldn’t even attempt to count. Even though …

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Food Survival in Hard Times

During the time of any major catastrophe or natural disaster, figuring out food becomes challenging. Most urban folks depend on supermarkets to supply needs. Facing …

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What Excites Me

I love life. I love living. I love my life. It’s not that I haven’t faced challenges before. It’s not that I haven’t had sad …

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After the Virus

Will I remember with fondness the days I woke up side by side with my husband, both of us staggering to the kitchen? Him making …

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It’s About Time

Family dinnertime in our home has become a sacred ritual. I’ve always enjoyed cooking and feeding my family. These days when there is less to …

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Mechanical Breakdown

Dear God: Lord, it’s so frustrating when our machines don’t work. Some people can just wave a wrench and their washing machines gulp apologetically and …

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You’re Never Alone

When I first learned of Covid-19, I, like many Americans, didn’t pay much mind. I had seen the news stories about the virus plaguing China …

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We Have Been Robbed

When I was a new mother nursing my first baby, I thought I would be feeding that baby forever! He was constantly hungry—when I wanted …

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