Stories about Community

What I’m Yielding this Lenten Season

Hi there, friends. It's no secret that I love words. I love the shape and sound, the meaning and the motive of them all. And I love to paint stories on...

What Do We Say to a Kid in Kenya?

My friend Mindy and I finished teaching the kids at a school in a remote Kenyan village, and then asked, "Do you have any questions you'd like to ask...

Light (Christmas)

Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. (Helen Keller) What came into existence was Life, and the Life was Light to live...

Peace (Advent)

And when it's all a blur, you are the hard line In the disorder, you are the peace sign. Advent: PEACE is the story of a turquoise doorway on a remote...

Love (Advent)

It was sweet Miss Mary from Jamaica who taught me that sign language is indeed that – a language all its own. It is not merely an accommodation or...

Let it Go. Let it Out. Let It All Unravel.

“We love words, right GiGi?” I smile, and say, “Yes, Sawyer. We are words people.” I pray he always loves words. I pray he understands their power to work...

When I Want to Know it All

Eight years ago, I received news that I was not going to Honduras because of a political crisis in that country. I was heartbroken, angry, ready for God to...
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