We were locked outside. It was 103 degrees. The electricity was out. We had no food. We had no water.
"I am an atheist." These words derailed me.
Her bottom lip began a rapid expansion, reaching four-times its normal size in seconds. As I backed away her face seemed to collapse, like slow-motion sink-hole disaster footage
It happened so fast. One moment Hannah was lying sedately in my lap, pointing to Eric Carle’s very busy spider, and the next launching herself into flight.
My mom died a month ago. Ten months ago I became a mom. I have a lot to be thankful for.
In springtime we celebrate the salvation of the world through the work of our savior Jesus Christ. Every April 26 my family remembers its near destruction. On that day in 1986, in the early morning hours, the most disastrous nuclear power plant accident in history occurred. In the decades that followed, as I was growing … Continue reading April Fall-out
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Ground CDU*. The bowels of the hospital. No windows. Underground. “Rooms” separated by curtains with only just enough space for the hospital bed contained.
Carrots. Avocados. Beans. Peas. Rice. A seemingly innocuous list of wholesome foods from which our daughter was determined to keep her distance.
It was two in the morning and I was blearily making my way to the emergency department...