Dear Sully, Once upon a time, there was a famous blogger named Dooce who wrote a letter to her daughter every month for the first five years of her life. Eventually, the letters were turned into a book, which made the already rich and famous blogger even more rich and famous. I thought the letter […]
The best tweet, the best smile, the best soda ever. Have a Coke and a smile, everybody. Ah, young Sullivan, you amaze your momma. When I look at you, I know how much God loves me, for He gave me you. Truly, His love and mercy endure forever! In 1998, I thought my whole world […]
“…Fervently love one another from the heart, for you have been born again not of seed which is perishable but imperishable…” 1 Peter 1:23 “You think everything is gonna be OK, Son,” I asked. “Yes, Mommy,” he replied. “Everything is gonna be OK. Even if things don’t work out. You’re the seed…”
What kids can’t do with a package of clay, some googly eyes and pipe cleaners. We have an entire parade of clay monsters here. The black fish creature is downright terrifying. I hope you had a Happy Halloween!
My deeds, my hands, this mess in guilt we silence our questions I say my prayers nevertheless did I do it right, don’t you leave me yet… —Tanya Davis, Please Bless I am reading Meghan Daum’s book The Unspeakable, which makes me painfully aware of the sentimentality in my writing. I can’t turpentine my way free […]
We stole away to Southeast Oklahoma a few weeks ago to celebrate the end of school and the start of summer. All our dreams packed into both Jeeps because one isn’t big enough to carry all these hopes. Hopes for a perfect weekend. a perfect cabin, a perfect campfire. Next summer, Juliette will be packing […]