Loss hurts. In these past few months, I have cringed as friend after friend suffered loss. Three couples have miscarried. Several church friends and my neighbor have suddenly lost a parent. Cancer killed a 26-year-old cousin of my husband. Smaller losses hurt too: pets, jobs, friends. As I have wept with those who weep, my … More Why Naomi’s Song?
I freeze. Our family’s future has been uncertain for well over a year now. We live as legal aliens in a Middle Eastern city. As such, our visas, apartment, schooling etc. all depend on my husband’s employment. We’ve been riding a roller coaster of yes-you-can-stay and oh-wait-no-you-can’t. And it looks like this July we’ll be … More When Facing a Future of Unknowns . . .
Reading through the news On this “bless-ed” Christmas morn I wonder is it real That a savior has been born? Firemen, police and teachers Shot while on the job In India an ugly rape Leads to an ugly mob In Syria a bakery bombed Means corpses ‘stead of bread In China a school bus crash … More Christmas Thoughts 2012