Weekend Exhale: Fallen for You and Other Autumnal Puns

  Although I love the bliss of summer days–swimming, sunshine and smoothies–I throw out the welcome mat for cooler temps. Come September, I’m done; bring on the crisp breeze and red leaves. Yes, I am one of those half-crazed women who drools over all things pumpkin, but I refrain from discussing my obsession on Facebook […]

Dear Tired One, Rest.

Last week I wrote a post, exploring some aspects of spiritual warfare (and how to fight it). Obviously, one can’t begin to span the depths in a few hundred words, but sometimes we just need a handlebar to grab into–some truth to motivate us onward. A friend thanked me for the reminders and I tried […]

Keep Throwing Darts

To those of you who only know me as Kristin, the professor and writer, let me tell you a secret. After college, I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life (other than becoming a best-selling author, which didn’t seem practical or plausible–still doesn’t, even with a book published). I was working nights […]

Past the Flood to the Rainbow

Neighbors all throughout the Ozarks face the damaging monster of water pushing against walls, pouring in through basements, lifting trees and over-saturating the ground. Some have lost their homes. The devastation impacts us all, even if indirectly. Prior to the monsoon rains, my mom’s place encountered a few upsets: an imploded septic system and a […]