The Middle: A Place to Grow

The Middle: A Place to Grow

I began this year’s garden a couple of weeks ago. To be technical, I began the garden about six weeks ago when I started the process of removing the sticks and leaves from the raised beds and cultivating the dirt with a hoe and the tired muscles in my back and...
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...