Category Archives: Sundry Musings

Small House Hospitality






There is nothing inherently wrong with having a big house. I would still like to have one. It just makes me think of how if we can’t see the small house as a blessing and to open it up for family, friends, and strangers, then is a big house going to make things better? Continue reading






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Turning 50 and Pondering My Roots






Recently some hometown friends came to St. Louis and we shared some really amazing time together. We reminisced about our shared history—playing as kids, marching band, etc.  The conversations were also peppered with something more. One friend reminded me how our … Continue reading






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Compassion For Women Who Have Experienced Abortion






Those who hurt in secret may not feel they have anyone to talk to because they have really been forgotten in this debate. If you are hurting because you had an abortion please know that healing can come. If you know someone who is hurting or who may be hiding their hurt then reach out to them.






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Foolish Father Goes Viral






A video has been floating around where a dad lamblasts his daughter for a derogatory letter she posted on FB. Now that he has shamed her in front of the whole country how can she ever trust him to be the father who loves and protects her when she needs it most.






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Projects for 2011–In My Dreams






[ad name=”Google Adsense”] I’ve been thinking about projects that I want to accomplish this year. One of my problems with doing projects is that I spend way too much time learning about things, quite a bit of time accumulating supplies, … Continue reading






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