Notes From Last Summer The big boys finished 8th grade a few weeks ago. There was an evening ceremony packed … More

The Kind of Friends Who

The first church I remember attending was the church across the street from my house. I assumed that everyone attended … More

The Body Holds On

In 2007 the adoption section at Powell's was divided into distinct camps: How-To, Parenting the Unattached Child, and Memoirs of … More

September Gold

"Let's start by talking about his strengths", she said. "He's quiet. Kind. On task." "Quiet, yes."  **** After a very … More

Tiny Missionary

I am the child and grandchild of former missionaries. My maternal grandparents spent a lifetime in Nigeria working to improve agricultural … More