A letter to our "uninvited guest".
The whole month of September I was asked, "So... do you feel like it went by quickly?" (For those of you who are new here: they're refering to The Deployment). I would usually smile and reply, "Yes.... anddd no...". The question never felt easy to answer. Yes, seemed to slip out first, probably because we were in the final month. … Continue reading Sweet Comfort
Jesus’ Birthday Party
When you work in a private Christian school, the month of December is particularly full and festive. Decorated Christmas trees in the classrooms, popsicle stick manger projects on the walls, popular carols sung during Chapel and, of course, Jesus’ Birthday Party. Last week, as I sat in on Kindergarten’s cooking class, I asked the 5 and … Continue reading Jesus’ Birthday Party
New Year, Same God
Two days after Christmas, almost everything I own was moved from Marietta, Georgia to St. Louis, Missouri. It rained almost the entire drive, but it always rains when we are together, so we begin to expect it now. William so steadily drove the 16-foot Penske all 9 hours and I was either emotionally ranting about … Continue reading New Year, Same God