Can No = Yes?

When Barry and I came to California to interview for the ministry position at our current church, we fell in love with everyone and everything immediately.  We realized within hours of our arrival that we were home. During that weekend we engaged in a number of conversations with the elders and pastors, church leaders and youth. [...]

Heartache to Healing

Heartache to Healing

Update:  The My Story Page is no longer password protected.  Thanks - Jana Over the last week, I've corresponded with a number of people regarding a new page on my blog.  It's titled My Story... To be perfectly honest it should be called Our Story because so many people I know can relate.  I wish [...]

A Transparent Life (part 2)

It was 2007 and I had just recuperated from a painful miscarriage.  After almost five years of marriage, I was ready to become a mother. My arms were empty and my heart was aching.  I spent months planning and preparing my body to be able to carry a child to full term.  My eye was [...]

Better Late than Never

We raced to the terminal, dragging our luggage behind us as we ran.  I was out of breath by the time we reached the irritated attendant at the flight desk.  She displayed her aggravation with great pleasure by rolling her eyes and sighing loudly.  But, at that moment, I really didn't care that I had become [...]

The Wastelands

Boxes lined the hallway as I made my way outside.  Barry was loading the remaining items into the U-Haul.  We turned around to soak in the view of our adorable house.  We had recently placed a huge amount of time and effort into fixing up the place.  It oozed with Bishop handiwork.  Barry and I spent our [...]