christmas · Life Spilled Like Water · parenting · Posts on Life · Rescue · Suffering · Trust · Uncategorized


It was Christmas 2010. I had just received the greatest gift I could ever unwrap, a baby boy swaddled up in a soft white muslin blanket. Not just any baby boy, however, he was a big brown eyed, curly haired boy, exactly the answer to my husband and I’s prayers. We’d been praying five years to… Continue reading Gift

Redemption · Rescue · Suffering · Trust


I looked up from whichever distraction I had chosen to occupy my mind on that nine hour journey south. The blue SUV to the right was edging into our lane, inches from knocking us into the concrete median. My renaissance man swerved to avoid the inevitable crash, yet at 70 miles per hour that sharp… Continue reading Suffering

Gospel · Love · Rescue


It is a wonder to me that a place exists on this broken earth that can always take my breath away. No matter how many times I have climbed to the top of that soaring dune with sweeping views of sky blue waters, the air is drawn from my lungs. Creation always cries glory to… Continue reading If