Author: Guest Writer

Not My Mom

By Ann O’Malley 8 am. My phone rings. It’s Mom. Uh-oh.  She doesn’t usually call this early in the day.  Is it good news or bad?  Bad. Very bad.  She’s having a total meltdown. Up until now, I can only…

Right Where I Am

By Ann O’Malley I’m standing at the sink brushing my teeth before bed when I hear an ominous sound.  Drip. Drip. Drip. Drip.  Uh-oh.  I poke my head through the doorway into the other half of the bathroom, the part…

Joy in the Mourning

By Katie Heid Tragedy is not a respecter of time or convenience.  It laughs off age and ability and snubs its nose at our carefully laid plans. It does not care whether we are “ready” or whether we’ve said all…

Faith A La Carte

By Katie Heid God’s plan is easy to accept if it calls for immediate deliverance.  No pain? No frustration? No fear, anxiety, or challenges? No idiots to deal with?  Sign me up. Following God is not an ala carte faith. …