frisking the ordinary for the presence of God

Welcome to I’m an author, a minister to children, a mom, a doodler, Chief Kitten Wrangler of Jack and Jill, and caretaker of Traveling Baby Jesus. I search my crazy life for God’s fingerprints, and then I write about them. I also drink coffee, fight piles of dirty laundry and dream of French pastries.

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A Letter to My Baby on His 18th Birthday

To sweet Sam, my gas mask wearing dalmatian baby, now a 6 foot 4 inch boy-man with the same mischievous grin, happy birthday! Eighteen years ago today you came into our world, fists clenched, red faced and hollering. The nurses took one look at all 9 pounds, 15 ounces of you and said, "Whoa!" and we've been saying the same thing [...]

October 21st, 2016|0 Comments
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