Monthly Archives: February 2014

Dancing to an Earthquake

The day after we arrived in the small Indiana town where I would graduate from high school, turned out to be memorable, in a semi-catastrophic sort of way. It was a Saturday, and my two younger sisters and I had been listening to American Bandstand, rating songs along with the show’s guests. It was 1968, […]

Riding Thunder Like My Native American Ancestors

When I was eighteen, I used to visit my younger sister and her husband out in the “bottoms,” on breaks from the nearby college where I was attending on a full art scholarship. “Bottoms,” as in river bottoms, was the term used to describe the lowlands near the Ohio River, outside the small Indiana town, […]

Real Men Don’t Do This

One of my nieces recently posted the following on Facebook: “No more staying up late for me! I used to go to bed around 2 am and be up at 6 am. But since I started working, I can’t seem to make it past 9:30-10 pm, and I am fast asleep! Gosh I am soo […]

my friend the murderer (reblog)

(Reblogged from larkandbloom)I shared this story a few years ago, but it is one of my favorites. It is a story that changed my view of how the Church should work. It involves a baby, a man named Merlin & most importantly…a murderer. It was 2005. We had just moved to Seattle to plant a […]

God’s Love for Victims of Abuse (Psalm 147:3-6) reblog

Originally posted on The Abuse Expose' with Secret Angel:
I had an experience this weekend, and I want to share with you. There is actually a difference when you have “head” knowledge and when you have “heart” knowledge of something. It suddenly becomes like a new revelation to you even if you knew it before……