Fog

Fog

I love all the seasons and weather changes we have in Oregon. Sometimes it rains a bit more than I like, but that’s why it’s so green here. The only weather I hate is fog.  Fog is this dark damp cloud-like substance that takes you by surprise.  Sometimes it...

2020 has been it’s own kind of adventure — though I don’t think that anyone would be able to contest that little fact. We’ve come up against so much and prevailed, but this most recent adventure that has come into our backyard undoubtedly seems...
Refocus 2020

Refocus 2020

Refocus. To bring back into focus by adjustment and realignment. Sometimes we all need a little adjustment and realignment to bring the things that we are focusing on into greater clarity and vision. It’s like looking through the eye exam machine at the chart of...
Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

The start of a new school year is always a change.  Three months of freedom, three months away from some friends and with no homework? Well, it’s always a different playing field for teachers, students, and parents alike when they come back onto their respective...
Of Plans and of Detours

Of Plans and of Detours

You know, there was a point in my life that I thought that everything had to have a careful plan laid out. By me, no less. Or at least, you know, known by me. I didn’t ever really grasp the concept of a larger work and there being more moving pieces than what I...
Forgiveness

Forgiveness

Forgiving yourself is one of the hardest things you will ever do in your walk with Jesus if not the hardest thing you will ever do. At least it was for me. Why?? Because if you are anything like me, forgiving me was something I didn’t know I could do much less that I...