Adventures in Imperfection

Attack of the (marriage) Killer Tomatoes

A few years ago, my boss introduced a fascinating book to our small group – StrengthFinders 2.0. The general concept was that humans spend too much time trying to improve upon our weaknesses instead of sharpening our skills in areas where each individual has the most talent. My co-workers and I took an intensive, validated test… Continue reading Attack of the (marriage) Killer Tomatoes

Adventures in Imperfection

A Blind Date (of sorts) A Guest Post by Eric Wood (StomperDad)

My wife and I had discussed numerous times about inviting someone to come live with us. We knew it would be long term. We knew once they moved in they would be with us for many, many years. We also knew that they would not be able to care for themselves for many years. It… Continue reading A Blind Date (of sorts) A Guest Post by Eric Wood (StomperDad)

The Braveheart Chronicles

The Power of Prayer: A Guest Post by Karen Malena (The Braveheart Chronicles)

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9 I’d been watching him self-destruct, my stomach in a tangle of knots, that sinking feeling of almost hopelessness and drowning. Another day went by with no changes after I’d… Continue reading The Power of Prayer: A Guest Post by Karen Malena (The Braveheart Chronicles)

Guest Posts · Life is a Highway

Rest Stop Ahead

I can’t help but laugh in overwhelming wonder when I reflect upon my life. Never in a million years would it  have ever crossed my mind that I would become an expatriate and commit myself to a life in another country. “Love has a funny way of changing you, empowering you to do things you… Continue reading Rest Stop Ahead

Life is a Highway

Mountain Mama

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.”  -John Muir    I’m a late bloomer. Although I began college… Continue reading Mountain Mama