Don’t Be Afraid

Don’t Be Afraid

“Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.”  –Frederick Buechner Reading a Bible storybook to my preschoolers one evening, we opened to a chapter where an angel appears on the scene. “What do you think he’s going to say...
Springtime Girl

Springtime Girl

This morning after everyone else had left, S and I finished getting ready for preschool. We found matching socks, and braided her hair. With her backpack on, I saw my big girl off. At lunch time, she jumped out of the neighbor’s car and ran to house, backpack...
Seperations

Seperations

Several years ago I heard the most amazing of news – there was, within my own body and self, another person just beginning to be created. For months I carried this reality around with me like a fragile cup of wonder – I was no long merely myself. I was...