The faith of a mustard seed

I often ponder whether there is a God.   I grew up with God-fearing parents and went to Sunday school and church services in a conservative, evangelistic Christian congregation.  I attended a Christian college.  I worked at Christian colleges for 15 years of my career.  I’m not the kind of person you’d think would question the existence of God. I am highly educated.  Less than … Continue reading The faith of a mustard seed

What will the New Year bring?

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.   (T. S. Eliot) It was a beautiful Christmas Eve day in the burbs of Atlanta. People were out shopping at our outdoor mall in short-sleeved tee-shirts. It was a bit windy and my hair blew every which way, but the cool air felt wonderful on my face and arms. … Continue reading What will the New Year bring?

The Perfect Sleepover

Not long ago, we celebrated my son’s 35th birthday at a steakhouse on a Saturday night. My husband and I arrived after his family, so I was met near the front door by 8-year old Breezy.  She’d been sent to retrieve us.  “Where’s Papa?” she asked.  “He’s parking the car,” I said. Just after getting us settled down at the table, pointing out our assigned … Continue reading The Perfect Sleepover