Tag: joy


A decade of motherhood and still growing

Most people wouldn’t choose this sunflower at the florist. They would want one with a straight stalk that they could put in a vase and admire. A sunflower fully fringed with petals. A sunflower that conformed in all ways to the expectations set forth on the seed packet. Behind it,Read More

Light at the end of the tunnel

or the last month, I’ve worked on this tunnel through a snowbank in our front yard. First I’d chisel away at one side, then switch to the other. Last night, digging away on the far side, where the truck is, I thought I saw the porch light glimmering through, fromRead More

These are the moments I thank God that I’m alive

his is, without a doubt, the worst photo I’ve ever used on the blog. It’s also the ideal illustration for the post. Photography is a study of contrasts, usually dark vs. light. This picture, as grainy and out of focus as it is, is a perfect contrast with how sharplyRead More