Author: Guest Writer

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. …

Yellow Tree

By Meredith Whiteley It rained this spring.  Not the “just enough to mess up the windows” kind of rain we often get here in the desert.  This was the rare kind that came to stay awhile, pattering for a day…