Faith, Prayer

Prayer Journaling

Prayer is both an awesome privilege and a humbling struggle for me. I love my time in prayer. I love knowing I have the Father’s ear. I love knowing that Jesus, even now, is interceding for me (Romans 8:34). I revel in the fact that when I don’t know how to pray, the Holy Spirit… Read More Prayer Journaling

Faith, Family, Prayer

To Offend or Not?

I am a Christian – the kind of Christian that some people take offense to: a “there is only one way to heaven and that is Jesus” Christian; an “all people who do not accept Jesus as Savior are doomed to an eternity in torment” Christian; a “being good is never good enough” Christian. I… Read More To Offend or Not?


A Tourist at Home

Sun shining, temperatures climbing steadily towards the upper 90s, and the humidity keeping pace, I took myself on a date today to the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah, and the adjacent square: a tourist in my adopted hometown. Having lived in the area for 17 years, I’ve adjusted to the hot summers,… Read More A Tourist at Home


Tomatoes and Cucumbers

Tomatoes and cucumbers for breakfast – along with meat, cheese, and delicious bread with cherry jelly. Cabbage served many ways. Kayaking. Feeding swans and ducks. Shabbat celebration. New friends. Old friends. These are just a few of the memories made during our almost two weeks in Ostroda, Poland this summer. We went for the third… Read More Tomatoes and Cucumbers

Faith, Family

New Seasons in Life

My husband and I are entering new seasons in our lives. Howard retired from teaching in December and is now starting a new career in real estate. I am coming to the end of my 15th year teaching, and am exhausted. So, we have made the decision that this will also be my last year teaching… Read More New Seasons in Life