The Wading Pool

My parents, both born and bred in Indiana, uprooted their family and moved us all to Texas when my siblings and I were 10, 7 and 6. The first thing my mother did after our move was enroll us in swimming lessons. She knew that the hotter weather here meant that water activities were a [Read More…]

The Basket Case

I emailed a friend of mine this morning that I felt like a basket case today as I deal with the church, community and personal grief of our losses this week. My friend, a wonderful woman with profound spiritual insight and gifted as writer, wrote back: When we are basket cases, God carries us by [Read More…]