The Wind Blows Where It Pleases

I tell you what, I’m not a huge fan of the wind. Now don’t take me wrong, I love me a little breeze, especially as I’m sitting on the beach and it’s blazing hot out there – and don’t even get me started on the humidity. That little breeze always comes in handy then....

The Vine Grower

I am not much of a gardener. Actually, let me take that back – I can’t even keep a plant alive, quite literally. I remember last year, David was gone to Chicago for a few days, and I managed to kill his violet that he had been given at his commissioning a couple of...

Locked in Fear

I grew up in the capital city. I was raised to be cautious. When I was on the bus, I would hold my purse. When I went somewhere by car, I would make sure not to leave anything in the car and of course, I would always lock it. The same at home, especially in the...

Palm Sunday Reflections

A lot of times we seem to have this grand image of Jesus that, dare I say, borderline romanticizes his actual existence. Don’t believe me, just look at some of the paintings! Jesus is blonde with blue eyes! Nope! I’m fairly confident that a 1st century Jew would have...

This “Born Again” Business

I remember some of my childhood experiences at Christian Camp. My sister and I, we would always go together and by the time the ten days were over, we were pretty much friends with everyone, kids and counselors alike. We swore to each other that we would meet again...