My Huge Leap of Faith

My leap of faith

I often get asked how I came to be working full-time from home. Let me tell you the whole story. I wrote a book about how to make money blogging, but getting to a point where I could write that took a huge leap of faith. Afraid to Answer the Call I knew that God was […]

I’m Pleased to Introduce My Kitties


When you’re a childless pet owner, your pets are your babies. Without question. They just are. As the movie Lady and the Tramp suggests, the furry babies eventually take a back seat to the hairless ones in terms of attention and affection, but they are no less dear to your heart. I’ve mentioned this cat […]

Onions and Sinners

Feeding the children

Until Grace was four, she begged me to feed her. “Feeeeeeeeed me, Moooooom!” She’d whine. I didn’t feed her, and she’d eventually give up and feed herself or else not eat. But she was persistent, and she whined every single night. Eventually, when Allie said, “I feed you!” and held up her fork to stuff […]

“Go to Ninevah!”

prison wire and fence

One of Grace’s favorite Bible stories is that of Jonah. “Go to Ninevah!” she booms in her best deep-voiced impression of the Lord. I’m not very good at summarizing stories, but here goes (if you’re unacquainted): “Go to Ninevah!” God told Jonah. Jonah didn’t want to go. Ninevah was a fierce city, full of wickedness […]

“I Killed My Stove”


Grace called Old Grandma last night to ask if she’d buy some Girl Scout cookies. Old Grandma was happy to oblige, and she ordered 5 boxes, more than enough to push Grace over her goal. Finished soliciting, Grace handed me the phone so that I could chat with Old Grandma. We’ve been trying to schedule […]

A Light in the Dark


What’s Going On Around Here? I may have mentioned this before, but I’m in the middle of writing a book. Not a “real” book to be published traditionally, but an ebook. Its title is Verses of Comfort, and it’s a devotional and Bible study for grieving hearts. The cause of the grief is irrelevant – […]

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