The Small Ones

Alex reads of the crucifixion from the Jesus Storybook Bible as I twist twist twist twist click Evie’s sectioned hair. …

Chew the Gum

My kids earn magnets on a chart for good manners and helping me around the house.  I’m full-out in support …

Girl Porn

Have you ever struggled with discontentment in your marriage?  I have.  My husband is amazing.  He’s gifted and generous and …

It’s Okay to Dangle

It’s okay to dangle. Sitting in church this morning, surrounded by lives and living dreams and unrealized plans, people going …

Crawling into 2013

For Christmas our dear friends gave us a toilet mug.  (That’s chocolate smeared all over it, not feces.  We’re not …

My Sin-Facial

I’m holed up in my closet-office-closoffice and I have to say, it’s feeling downright homey in here.  Several friends gushed …

On Waiting

My long time friend Rachel gave me the privilege of guest blogging on her site, Every Day’s Best.  Topic: waiting. …

Praying for Wisdom

I’ve been trying to figure something out recently, trying to get a bead on God’s will about something adoption-related.  I …

God’s HAND!

I feel like I’m drinking from a fire hose of God’s grace and providence today!  I don’t even know if …

The Phone Call

‘…I won’t shield God from my anguish by claiming He’s not involved in the ache of this world and Satan …

TinyMelanie

Woowee, I may call myself “GiantMelanie,” but lately I feel smaller and smaller.  I know that’s a good thing.  The …

RESurrender

Dear God, hi.  I really want to pick up the phone and start calling my people, but I need to …

While I’m Waiting

Have you ever felt like your church’s production team must have bugging equipment in your home because how else could …