to Jabez and beyond

Our daughter is in Jabez this weekend.  Jabez, Kentucky, that is.  Apparently Jabez is the first stop on her trip abroad. Allie plans to be a foreign exchange student next school year.  We have completed and turned in her application.  She has ranked the countries she’d like to live in 1-10.  Plus, she’s noted the … More to Jabez and beyond

what to expect?

I’m having a difficult time coming up with anything to write.  I have ideas, but when I try to express them, they sound too opinionated, too journalistic, too {I’m not sure what} for a blog entry. Society is consumed with the female “M’s” right now.  What in heaven’s name is wrong with Miley and whether … More what to expect?

joy, despite

It’s hard to be joyful when you’re not comfortable or happy with a situation.  Even when joy is warranted, when joy is expected, there can still be a bit of sadness.  Kind of like getting a promotion out of the department you worked in long enough to make friends.  Sure, you’re happy for the wage … More joy, despite