Sun changes everything

I have an affinity for endless sunshine. I'm a California girl and even after nine years of living in western Washington, I haven't gotten used to the weather. I have expectations that summer should at least mean sunshine, even if it's only 68 degrees. I barely make it through the stretch of gloom we call …

“Enduring hardship as a pathway to peace”

When I have the opportunity to talk about our story publicly, I always preface it with a little disclaimer: everyone's journey through life is different. I always say that you have to listen to God yourself because everyone you ask will have an opinion. Every specialist. Every preacher. Every friend. Yes, there are some universal truths. …

Seven

I don't really want to talk about forgiveness. I don't like to talk about it because I'm not good at it. And also, I've discovered forgiveness is quite controversial. But before I leave the Year of Oprah for a while, I have to. Because one simple phrase kept me from throwing in the towel. ***** When …