Sometimes your expectations of a place are not accurate. Places you think will be emotionally moving don’t always live up to that expectation but then places you didn’t even imagine illicit a strong emotional response. This is the story of one of those places. Welcome to Magdala. … More Is Your Name On The Column?
We spent six years taking our two children back and forth to college in Alabama. A recent trip to help them move brought back memories of those years. It’s funny what sparks your memories. … More On The Road Again: Seems Like Yesterday
This year was one of my favorite Christmases ever. Maybe it was because I went to the Holy Lands right before Christmas. Maybe it was because my girl is home from Scotland. It could be it was just the perfect combination of faith, family and friends. … More Twelve Things That Made My Christmas Extra Special
Reality doesn’t always match our expectations. I experienced this on our recent trip to Israel. Oh, don’t get me wrong, our pilgrimage to the Holy Land was spectacular, the trip of a lifetime. It was just one particular site that left me wanting. Shepherds’ Fields ? One of the things I looked forward to the most … More What Happened to the Shepherds’ Fields?
Do you remember playing hide and seek as a child? A verse in the Bible sent me back to my childhood with a reassuring message about seeking God. … More What Does A Child’s Game Have To Do With God?
Coming off the recent political elections I find myself craving a little kindness. I remember a lesson I learned over twenty years ago, long before I was an empty-nester, that still resonates with me today. Read more to find out what the lesson was. … More One Thing We Can Do To Make The World Better
A simple act in a church my husband and I were visiting sent my mind back to the days when we first started dating – a sweet memory in this season of the year and of life. … More The Things That Cause You To Remember When