I Am Not Afraid…

“The reason why we look so crazy as Christians, is because we see a world that the rest don’t see. We see a God-bathed world in which we are perfectly safe. So safe,… Continue reading

Ministering Through My Mess

Here We Go Again (take what?) I named my blog. It’s called Ministering Through My Mess. It’s a line I used back in the Spring when I spoke at my church’s Ladies Salad… Continue reading

I keep waiting for the sadness to come…

I’ve posted a lot on Facebook lately and suddenly felt like this post deserved to be on my blog.  I’ve missed writing and getting the opportunity to write about my Granny the past… Continue reading

A New Song

I’m going to admit right here that the one thing that I get frustrated about at our church is that, often, when they introduce a “new song” in worship, it isn’t new to… Continue reading

I Heart Faces Photo Challenge – Best Face of 2013

As I said before, I’m really getting into this photography thing.  And now, thanks to Kelle Hampton, I’ve discovered I Heart Faces.  Prepare for more photos, friends… Here is my entry for their… Continue reading


I want to be a photographer.  Not so badly that I hire a babysitter to go out and practice… Not so much that I carry my camera every where so that I can… Continue reading

One of us

If you know me, you won’t be surprised by the fact that I sing to my children at bedtime.  In the past six months, I’ve been using old hymns as well as our… Continue reading

Debbie Downer

I know… I’ve already slacked in my blogging.  Here’s the thing.  Sometimes I have something really good to write about – so I do.   Then there are weeks like these last few where… Continue reading


On Monday, Joe slept until 8 and Ella slept until nearly 8:30.  This was amazing to me. On Tuesday, Joe slept until 7:30 and Ella slept until 7:40. On Wednesday, Joe slept until… Continue reading

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know

There is a “thing” going around on Facebook currently where you list a specific number of things people may not know about you… I’m not sure how it started, but if you comment… Continue reading