Faith

Easter is More Than Bunnies, Eggs, and Farther Reaching Than Just Finding an Empty Tomb

 Easter… [slumps shoulders and breathes deep sigh] Easter. The day where families get together to celebrate Jesus rising from the dead; even families who don’t normally go to church. It’s a big service, full of happiness, music, and celebration of the promise of new life.  And afterward, families look forward to a big meal with […] Read more…

What Can the Church Do to Help?

I was sitting in the playroom of McDonald’s (only the best for my kids 😉 ), and I saw the worship pastor from my church. We started the general type of talking… “Hi. How are you?”, “what have you been up to?”  Then somehow, probably via my gift for rapid subject changes, our conversation turned […] Read more…

No School Mrs. Bese

Yesterday got off to a really awful start.  Taylor had a very very hard time starting school.  He got to the back break room in the office and wouldn’t leave.  He wanted things out of the vending machine.  When I got there, I saw him circling it like a shark, but the teachers told me […] Read more…

Wishing for the Past

I’ve discovered that, in my life, it is a dangerous thing to grieve the past. You can look on it possibly with regret, but grieving the past holds you captive, keeping you from moving on and enjoying life. I truly believe that no one wants to feel bad. I don’t believe that, deep down, anybody […] Read more…

Let Me Tell You a Story

Let me tell you a story.  There once was a girl who grew up, got married, and become a mom.  Then her baby was diagnosed with autism, and her world was turned upside down and her hopes for her future were no more.  Life grew hard, her boy grew difficult, relationships were strained, marriage was, […] Read more…

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