The Friend Who Got Away

I started reading a book by this title about four years ago. I never got through it. Then I picked it up again a little over a year ago. I still couldn’t finish… Continue reading

Christian (n.)

The pastor of the church we attend keeps a blog. I was just reading it and came across the following entry. They’re all fantastic, but this one hit home because really, if more… Continue reading

Hi, Biscuit!

…one of the many things we say to Ollie. If you refer to his page, you’ll see there are many things we call him. Like I’m sure most people do with their pets,… Continue reading


O Holy Spirit of God, visit now this soul of mine and tarry within until eventide. Inspire all my thoughts. Pervade all my imaginations. Suggest each of my decisions. Lodge in my will’s… Continue reading


Oh, to live on a tree-lined street like this again one day! I say “again” because I did for two years in Gainesville while I attended the University of Florida for graduate school.… Continue reading

Head for the Hills

I grew up vacationing in the Smoky Mountains, and there’s a part of me that will always consider them my home away from home. My grandparents lived in Southwestern North Carolina for a… Continue reading

The Friday Night Knitting Club

Photo credit: {life through the lens} This photo inspired me to blog about 2 things that I absolutely LOVE! …well, one that I know I love (cooking) and one that I want to… Continue reading

Happy Flowers

A couple months ago, my brother and sister-in-law were visiting and we all went for a drive to a northern suburb of Lexington. We were not very far out of town, but we… Continue reading


“He works on us in all sorts of ways. But above all, he works on us through each other. Men are mirrors, or “carriers” of Christ to other men. Usually it is those… Continue reading

Without Prime Time

Brock and I don’t really watch a ton of TV, but there are certainly a handful of shows that we love. We make sure we tune in for How I Met Your Mother,… Continue reading