Our Daily Bread

Our Daily Bread

When I had free time, I didn’t know how to use it. What was I going to do with all of my free time? My mind wandered over the possibilities: projects I’d neglected, plans that needed some “quiet thinking time,” and conversations that were probably overdue....
Weeds, Roots, and Healing

Weeds, Roots, and Healing

Last summer, we did a lot of work to the front of our house. I mean, a lot. We tore down the crumbling brick façade and replaced it with stucco and stone. We removed the concrete stoop and built a cedar and composite porch. We replaced the soffit and fascia, installed...
Self-Implosion

Self-Implosion

Self-implosion: I don’t know about you, but I am overwhelmed. It’s barely midway through January, and already I feel like the world has come crashing down onto my back. Lately, my dreams and goals are often sacrificed in favor of work, work, work. I’m not complaining...