THE WONDER OF SNOWFLAKES…AND CHILDREN

In Olive Branch, Mississippi, the  past few days have been uncommonly cold. Unfortunately (admittedly, some would say fortunately) our freezing temperatures have not been accompanied by snow. Many children, and likely some teachers, too, hoped for a snow day! But only a light dusting came to our cars and rooftops…

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REFLECTION ON A REFLECTION

Back in October at Olive Branch City Park, a stunning reflection of trees and sky on a pond captured my attention. I was so struck by it that I stopped to take a picture. Then as I continued to run, I thought about the way that life often appears messy and…

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CHILD OF THE ONE TRUE KING

Did you dress up last week? I seriously didn’t even want to go there. But lots of my precious friends did. So we had to have a few heart-to-hearts about it ahead of time. While I realize lots of people think “scary” – scary movies, scary costumes, scary books, scary…

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YOU GIVE THEM SOMETHING TO EAT

I am grateful for the food we have to distribute.  We take breads, bakery goods, and miscellaneous snack items around each week, and we also have more substantive foods to share as we are made aware of needs. Twice a week we have discipleship groups in our home, and when…

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