Book Giveaway: The Prayer Box

Prayer box

Speaking of coming across the prayers of the dead, have you read Lisa Wingate’s latest treasure “The Prayer Box”? “Tangled in strands of salt grass, treasures waited – a rosary, a bit of sea glass, a tiny bottle found nearby the carcass of a shipwreck, a small starfish, a photo of Iola and Isabelle taken [Read More...]

It’s My Birthday

birthday

It’s my birthday. The very first in my life without the woman who birthed me. I’d post one of those photos here. You know the kind with the mother kneeling beside her daughter or son, as they blow out their candles, but I don’t have a single photo of me and my mother on my [Read More...]

Speaking Love through Soccer Balls and Bear Hugs

Photo: Matthew Paul Turner

Miz Shelby┬áis guest blogging from Guatemala with World Vision.   My stomach was in knots. I only knew a few things about him. His name, (although I wasn’t even sure how to pronounce it). His age. His favorite subject. His favorite sport. It was his favorite subject that caught my attention the day I scrolled [Read More...]