seeking and finding

There were the endless lists, notes, jots, sketches, research, brainstorms, and middle-of-the-night lightbulb ideas, but overriding them all by leaps and bounds were experiences that could not be shaken. Experiences that were unexpected, yet came only with fully intentional presence, prayer and conversation. As the experiences accumulated, the prayers grew more intentional. My life got…

one year ago, terrified in a sparkling silence

The day after Christmas one year ago, I laid our dear little 4-month-old baby, Alexandria, down on the CT scan bed at Children’s Hospital. Three weeks earlier we were told she was 100% deaf in her left ear. But on this day, we still did not know what was causing it. She failed her newborn hearing screening…

this is not brick and mortar, it’s not a roof over our head

From today onward, this house is a full and complete envelope that will hold our little family and contain a chunk of our hearts. It has been transformed from an MLS misfit into OUR house. This house was eyed up and printed out and pondered over and compared and contrasted over from January through March 2015. It was like nothing we…