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Gifts of Brokenness

When it’s hard to get through Mother’s Day

I remember a woman telling me once how much she hated Mother’s Day.  She wasn’t a mother, but wanted to be, and the day was a reminder of that fact. She dreaded going to church. I wondered how many other women felt that way–women who were either single or childless and hadn’t planned on not […] Read more…

Why our Brokenness makes us Beautiful

I find the broken planter when the snowdrifts melt on my back porch, leaving behind puddles and mud.  Large cracks reveal an orange eyesore on the side. I turn it over to see if the other side looks any better, but it is cracked through on both sides. Studying it to see whether I can […] Read more…

Why we need the hope of Spring

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The plant sat in my basement, drooping low, unwatered and sickly. I couldn’t bring myself to toss the basket, so I put it on the cold cement floor, the distant light from a window barely reaching it. There is something about a gardener’s determination to keep small things alive that made me hold on to […] Read more…

When life gets you down (Remembering what really counts)

The alarm shatters the morning darkness and all I can see is the soft glowing light from the street lamps outside.  I rise and wake my daughter.  School uniforms, laid out across a chair, are pulled on slowly.  The dog nuzzles her nose against my leg.  Barrettes snap into small braids and faces are washed […] Read more…