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Books, I Believe You

Coming Soon – “I See You” – Book 2 in the Majek Family Mysteries

Coming soon - book 2 of The Majek Family mysteries: I See You. I'm still waiting for my editor and beta readers to finish the draft but so far they seem to enjoy the story. Here's what Polly, one of the beta readers (first readers for reaction to plot, story, and characters) had to say:… Continue reading Coming Soon – “I See You” – Book 2 in the Majek Family Mysteries

Essays on Faith, Family and Culture

Spiritual Growth Requires Springs of Living Water

Our spiritual growth requires abundant springs of living water. What should we do when the well runs dry?   As a transplant myself, I appreciate how hard it is to take root and grow in new soil. I should have recognized the signs of transplant shock in the redbud tree - and offered some salve,… Continue reading Spiritual Growth Requires Springs of Living Water

Essays on Faith, Family and Culture

When Church Means Pain, What’s a Parent to Do?

Families with children diagnosed with autism, learning disabilities, and intellectual disabilities need their church families. But churches are ill-equipped to welcome them. I’m embarrassed to admit this. I never thought about what it must be like to take a child with a hidden disability to church.   From my spot among the choir, I’ve watched… Continue reading When Church Means Pain, What’s a Parent to Do?