Learning to Be Thankful for My Thorn

Learning to Be Thankful for My Thorn

Thorns hurt!  We have several rose bushes in our backyard and when I accidentally brush my hand or arm against one, OUCH! is the first word out of my mouth. Sometimes the wound is deep and the pain is so sharp that it brings tears to my eyes. Thorns are a lot like the...
My Bipolar Daughter

My Bipolar Daughter

After eighteen years of loving her, of nurturing her since I picked her up in my arms as a nearly six-year-old in that dingy, Russian orphanage outside of St. Petersburg, I couldn’t believe yet another diagnosis would be added to her multiple others.   My dear...
By Prayer Community is Created and Expressed

By Prayer Community is Created and Expressed

A COMMUNITY OF PRAYER   For many of us, this is a time of transitions – from winter to long-awaited spring, from winter coats to shorts, from the final days of this school year to the beginning of summer! Others are hoping the transition to warmer weather...

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