The Wading Pool

My parents, both born and bred in Indiana, uprooted their family and moved us all to Texas when my siblings and I were 10, 7 and 6. The first thing my mother did after our move was enroll us in swimming lessons. She knew that the hotter weather here meant that water activities were a…

The Basket Case

The Basket Case

I emailed a friend of mine this morning that I felt like a basket case today as I deal with the church, community and personal grief of our losses this week. My friend, Vicki Attaway, a wonderful woman with profound spiritual insight and gifted as writer, wrote back: When we are basket cases, God carries…