parenting


I’m a Mom; I Have Depression, by Anonymous 1

Realizing you are one of ‘those people’ who has depression is a lonely place. It’s an overwhelming awful made even more appalling because I have children. If it were just me affected, it wouldn’t really matter. But I have children and for them to have a reactive shell of a […]


Don’t Carry It All 6

The invitation flickered through on Facebook when I was half through a six day stretch of single parenting. I was tempted to reject the spontaneous and kind offer of friendship out of hand. I’m busy, I reasoned. The list of To Dos won’t Do itself. I teetered on the brink […]


Faith Like a Child 4

I’m not sure what he was talking about. He was preaching a sermon on Installation Sunday, when the new elders and deacons were sworn in, as it were. The pastor wanted to mark the occasion with a lesson in leadership. The kind of leadership that serves. But I was distracted. […]