Emerging from the Ashes

I drive by this house every day. When I first saw it, it did not have a second floor. I don’t know what happened—fire, natural disaster, or general wear and tear—but this house used to be one floor with the top half ripped off. Exposed to the elements, this house was open and vulnerable. It was downright ugly and an eye sore. I’m sure its lack of curb appeal bothered the neighbors. It probably … [Read more...]

(Almost) Wordless Wednesday

Here are some new pics of the family. We had a little staycation in Cambridge, MD during my friend’s wedding. The other little fella in the pictures is my nephew. However, before you gaze at the pics, here is a quick Word from the Lord. I, like many others, am going through a rather tumultuous time in my life – grief, shut doors, rejection, struggle and major life transitions. Of course, I’m … [Read more...]