When you’re facing injustice

When you’re facing injustice

How hard is it to walk into a room knowing the people have gossiped lies about you or your family?...

Ever wanted to change your name?

Ever wanted to change your name?

Have you ever wanted to change your name?   When I was younger, I wanted a different name, not one...

Doing some Holm renovation

Doing some Holm renovation

I don’t know why we Holm cousins had lost touch over the years, but my cousin and I hadn’t seen...

Where are you, God?

Where are you, God?

I am fortunate to live in a beautiful place, the Sierra Valley, the largest alpine valley in North America. Sitting...

Have you been appointed?

Have you been appointed?

Have you ever wondered what it might feel to be called to something?   I feel as though God has...

Before we even finish praying . . .

Before we even finish praying . . .

One time I had a particularly hard day teaching English at our little high school. Challenging kids. Extra duty responsibilities....

Better vision for 2019

Better vision for 2019

I’ve been reflecting this week about missed opportunities I’ve had. I know of at least two I turned away from...

Mercy, I need grace!

Mercy, I need grace!

My search for Word of the Year happened rather accidentally at the close of 2011. I stumbled upon the origin...

Knowing vs. following

Knowing vs. following

I had the advantage of having parents who took me to church weekly throughout my childhood. Nonetheless, I didn’t call...

Let there be light!

Let there be light!

Let there be light! Light in my heart, soul, and mind. Lightness in my step as I adjust my attitude...