Do All Things With Love.

If you were to ask what her secret was to her phenomenal cooking, her response would inevitably be::   “I cook each and every thing with Love.”   Babička Eva grew up in the beautiful agrarian town of Opočno, in Moravia, near to the Polish border....

June 20th and the Absurd.

“You look like Nicole Kidman” “I am sorry, what?” “You really look like Nicole Kidman”, she said to me. “Um, okay”, I replied. This was said to me at the MOST inappropriate moment ever. Absurd. I had just finished...

I’m So Glad I Have Boys

A few weeks ago, I took my two daughters to a medical practice for something routine. My eldest, always at the ready to greet anyone with a smile and a hug, produced both to those willing to receive them. My youngest, however, responded to the offer of physical...

God is Not Done with You Yet.

Maybe it is just the time in life. Maybe it is the stage of life that I am in.   Regardless, there are many people in my village right now whose grief runs deep and wide. And unlike a Lifetime movie, it is jagged and rough. It is costly and relentless. It takes...

In the Shadows

I was awakened by the noise. Living in a new flat, it is just a given that a cacophony would welcome us to the neighborhood. It was a warm California evening. The bedroom window was open in order to enjoy the ebb and flow of the coastal breeze.   The noise was...

God Made Adam and Eve. And Steve.

The conversation continues – that ugly banter of “my right is so much more right than your right.” It really is sickening, isn’t it? And I find myself often asking, where does my heart lie as a woman of faith?   Like so many, I grew up in...

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