Stay in This . . . House

Stay in This . . . House

This time last year, I had visions of a new home. This old one, well, it was getting on my nerves. The carpet was dingy, the electricity, surgey, and the yard, weedy. I wanted to live in a new place, to make my mark on a new neighborhood, to have a bathtub that...
Stay In This

Stay In This

I began last year by cleaning out my spare bedroom, preparing for my sister to come and live with me for three months. As I pulled books off shelves and clothes out of closets, the Lord impressed on me that 2011 would be the year of “Empty.” And so I set...
Two Homes

Two Homes

The tough real estate market is more than just a news story to me. I’ve had my house on the market for five weeks and had no showings. Over the weekend, I had my second open house since putting my home up for sale. No one came. I cleaned this place as if the...