My Word of the Week: Strings

My Word of the Week: Strings

On Sunday during the Bible study I lead at church, we were talking about grace. First, we defined grace in our own words, and most of us came up with some version of “a gift from God we don’t deserve.” When I asked the group why people have a hard time receiving grace, we all agreed that generally people are suspicious of free gifts and would rather just know what they owed so they could pay back their debt.

My Word of the Week: Face

My Word of the Week: Face

On Saturday, I donned exercise pants and t-shirt, laced up my running shoes, and hit the pavement for a 45-minute walk-run in the unseasonable warmth of February. I ran to the bank first, doing my kill-two-birds-with-one-stone plan of taking care of errands while I work out. It’s …

About Those Boxes …

About Those Boxes …

A few weeks ago when I wrote about boxes and my plan to experiment with the size and shape of my life and work in the new year, I had no idea that my husband would injure his knee playing basketball with the boys a few days after Christmas. I didn’t know that we would come home from an extremely relaxing anniversary trip …

My Word of the Week: Second

My Word of the Week: Second

sec·ond – adjective \ˈse-kənd also -kənt,especially before a consonant -kən, -kəŋ\ : occupying the number two position in a series : next to the first in importance or rank : another of the same kind __________ I watch as the coconut oil melts into the cocoa...