Part One: Child of the Disreputable and Disregarded

Nobody left their village to take a vacation to Nazareth. It wasn’t the type of town that brought visitors flocking. And it certainly wasn’t the type of town to entertain an angel’s visit. But it did. “In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to … Continue reading Part One: Child of the Disreputable and Disregarded

A Legacy of Love From My Grandma Karen

As we sat chatting over my various summer projects in my Grandma Karen’s living room one hot day last June, Nanny (as we call her) managed to once again do what she was so incredibly gifted at doing. The conversation between us had shifted along the way to my love for writing, specifically, journalism. Without … Continue reading A Legacy of Love From My Grandma Karen

What My Hives Have Taught Me About True Healing

Hives itch. A lot. And for me, they don’t just go away. My food choices are limited and my itchy reactions to them irritating. For over four months I have dealt with chronic hives that have easily earned the title of “nuisance”. When held in comparison with the suffering of those in my church body, … Continue reading What My Hives Have Taught Me About True Healing