A Spice Rack of Coping Skills

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During my first year of marriage, I accidentally set the stove on fire. I didn’t realize that wet fish and boiling grease don’t mix. Although I still don’t have the …

“Three Things I Learned in Prison”

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I’ve learned a lot from my time behind bars. No, not as an inmate…as a volunteer. For the past three years, I’ve worked with VIPS (Volunteers in the Prison System). …

A Prayer in the Life of a Preacher’s Wife

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The following article appears in Guideposts’ True Stories of Extraordinary Answers to Prayer – Unexpected Answers. When I listened to our tone-deaf song leader screech, “Amazing grace how sweet the …

Thank God for Ugly Feet

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There are two situations in life when strangers tend to bare their souls—When you’re sitting next to them on an airplane and when they see you wearing a black orthopedic …

Surviving Spiritual Storm Season

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“Have you been watching the news?” asked my husband, Thomas. “No, I’m unpacking.” “Well, there’s a hurricane heading this way,” he said. “You’re joking,” I laughed. We just got here.” …

Dead Bugs

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“Look at the beautiful bluebonnets,” I said, pointing at the vibrant patches along the freeway. My son, Noah, who was sitting in the back seat, said, “Mommy, I can’t see …