Monthly Archives: November 2013

Book of the Lost: Prelude

An excerpt from the rough draft I am working on: I am twisted and old, but once I was young and my hands held no blood. Long before I came to this waiting place, I was a girl. And once, … Continue reading

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The Adventure of the Stinky “not-a-Tardis”

So, I began mailing Christmas cards last night, sure to include the ubiquitous yearly newsletter, chronicling our year and highlighting the kid’s accomplishments. If you know me at all, you know that the rosy moments are only the boring half … Continue reading

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Heros

This post was originally for All Saints Day, and then for Veteran’s Day, but wasn’t until today that I got all my facts checked and wrote it. Is there a historical period that captures your imagination? For some, Victorian England … Continue reading

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When the bread is burned and the fruit flies swarm…

We invited company for supper last night. I love company. However, there is some sort of bizarre Murphy’s law at work in my life. The more I want to make a good impression, the more I somehow manage to trip … Continue reading

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Freedom, Tulips, and Methods

I had been exposed to Calvinism for a while when I stumbled upon the current wave of “patriarchy” that can be found in many Reformed circles. I was actually far from any of my Reformed friends at the time. It … Continue reading

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Pieces

One day I stood in a room full of rioting prisoners and saw them knocked to their knees in repentance. One day I stood helplessly by as a woman starved. We tried to plant a garden, but she was too … Continue reading

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Wrecked

There is a place in my spirit that had been dormant for years. A passion I thought I had “grown out of”. A couple weeks ago a missionary came to speak at my church, and it was like a switch … Continue reading

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