Category Archives: A Fresh Word

Picture Perfect

“Look at this amazing picture of the boys!”
“You’re not going to post that are you? You can see the house is a mess.”

Earlier today, my boys, ages 2 and 4, played in the mud pit in our backyard. This mud pit used to be a beautifully landscaped flowerbed with lilies and irises. Then we moved in and life got busy. Continue reading


I’m Not Aiming for the Truck

Here’s an interesting question for the beginning of 2015: If you were to have loss, pain, suffering, heartache, and doubt in 2015, would it be worth it if in the end, you had a peace in your heart that was nothing short of spectacular? Let me ask it in a different way. What would you give or endure to feel peace, satisfaction, and joy? Continue reading