Month: November 2009


On Teenage Driving, and Prayer

Growing up, my family attended church at least three times a week; Sunday morning, Sunday night, and Wednesday night. At some point I stopped drawing on the church bulletin…filling in all the o’s and p’s, and started listening to the preacher. He always had stories to help illustrate the point of his sermon. I don’t […]

daughters, parenting

Driving Away

Almost since the day my daughter was born, I’ve been watching her leave. Every time it happens, I get this heavy, empty feeling in my heart. The first time was when her grandparents in Florida took her for a few days while J and I went on a long weekend trip when she was 16 […]