November 2012

Nov
30
2012

Photo by pawel_231 on www.sxc.hu

A friend emailed me recently asking if I had read the book Wisdom Hunter. He said it was the kind of book he could see me writing one day. Intrigued, I borrowed it from him the next day. I have been reading it every free minute (which isn’t as much as you’d think since I have three little ones).

The book would be labeled best as Christian fiction… a genre I have bucked from the get-go. I just hate the idea of being limited to the traditional boxes that these books usually fit into. I have a personal faith in Christ, but I have a very different perspective about what that actually means in my daily life than most traditional Christians do.

Continue Reading →

Can you hear me now?

November 27, 2012
Thumbnail image for Can you hear me now?

Yesterday my daughter came home in a bad mood. Kids on the playground had picked on her, her pencil had broken, she dropped some of her sandwhich on her shirt at lunch… the list goes on and on. She had a bad day. We all have them. As she helped me with dinner prep, I […]

Read the full article →

Little things

November 13, 2012
Thumbnail image for Little things

Yesterday while at Target I overheard a conversation between two men. One was a stay-at-home dad to his 7-year-old son. His friend thought that sounded like an easy gig until he learned that there was an unplanned baby on the way. Being a stay-at-home parent just got a whole lot harder. Oops. Tweet

Read the full article →

Burning books

November 10, 2012
Thumbnail image for Burning books

A cool breeze invited me onto my back porch last week. As my kids ran off some of their energy, I started a fire and sat with an acclaimed novel in my hand. Thirty pages in, I knew I wasn’t interested in finishing it and for a brief second I considered tossing it atop the […]

Read the full article →