When Rumors Fly

Country living – I’ll never forget those five years when I, the city girl, lived in the country. Those years will always be among the most beautiful ones: It was then that we became parents. It was then that we started our own garden. It was then that we learned to...

Because If You Are Selling a Car

If you’re selling a car, let’s say, but you have a frown on your face or “whatever” kind of attitude, do you think your customer is going to buy it? I know I wouldn’t. Or if you’re waiting tables, but you mumble the specials for the day as if it doesn’t really even...

According to a Plan? Not so much!

One could say it was a family trip gone wrong! Now don’t be mistaken, it all started just like a family trip is supposed to start – according to a plan! Early in the morning, we scooped the girls up, dressed them in the coordinated outfits (you know me).  And I think...

When You Can’t Sit Still

There is one thing that draws me to the United Methodism.  Actually, let me correct myself.  There are many things that draw me to the United Methodism, one of them being its emphasis on social justice and involvement, or the journey towards perfection, or the amazing...

Change

I’m going home – I’m going home in six days exactly – not that I’m counting or anything!  Truly though, I am so excited to see my family and friends.  Now of course, I’m less than thrilled about the process of getting us all there.  New York and Paris and Budapest and...

A New Family

I am thirty-two years old and I have moved five times in my life. Not a significant number for some, yet these five moves have taken place in a matter of less than ten years and only after I became a pastor. As United Methodist pastors, however, we signed up for...