allegations

Something very difficult has happened and I have wrestled with whether or not to mention it. But I’ve decided to share, after several different conversations in the last week. An allegation of child abuse was brought forth from a student against a teacher at the school where my oldest son attends. It was reported to … Read More

impassioned

I have been praying ardently these last few weeks over several things. I have felt challenged and convicted. I’ve felt introspective and impassioned. Here’s what I’ve been mulling on: 2 Corinthians 8:1-5 1And now, brothers, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. 2Out of the most severe … Read More

Book Review: Tea With Hezbollah

Book Review: Tea With Hezbollah

Book Review: Tea with Hezbollah: Sitting at the Enemies’ Table, Our Journey through the Middle East. Written by Ted Dekker, talented author of Christian fiction, with Carl Medearis, Arab lover and ‘the man with connections,’ Tea with Hezbollah journeys two American Christians to the Middle East to ask Muslims, and Muslim fundamentalists, the question, “Is … Read More

Love & War

Love & War

C and I are reading through John and Stasi Eldredge’s book Love & War. It is a phenomenal read. Last night we had the privilege of attending a Love & War speaking engagement with the Eldredges at our church, Calvary Church of Santa Ana. They’ll continue sharing at different venues over the next month or … Read More

discouraged

I am discouraged. Today was the first time I attempted to run in 3 weeks. My intention was to barely run, see how I felt, and see if I could avoid aggravating my IT band. I walked as a warm up for 3 or 4 minutes. I ran .5 miles a very slow pace. Then … Read More

Injury

First, this post seems totally UNimportant considering Haiti … but stay with me … My IT band injury has me thinking of people with serious health complications and how difficult and challenging it must be to carry that burden. Like the woman I pass often during my running adventures. (I would guess she is recovering … Read More

IT band rehab at home

IT band rehab at home

Ahem, this isn’t going to interest many of you, unless you have had IT band issues before, or unless you enjoy running like I do (never thought those words would come out of my mouth a year ago). But my next few posts are going to be about my current running injury and how I’ve … Read More