Just Frances T

“Be sure to take advantage of the art supplies,” the retreat leader reminded us yet again. I remembered how much painting had been an “ah-ha” moment for me during my last...

Valentine’s Day gets me reminiscing about the early days of my relationship with my husband. There’s something special and wonderful about a new relationship, pregnant with possibilities and full of hope....

Late last night, just before bed, I realized that I forgot to check my pedometer to see how many steps I walked yesterday. When I picked it up and pressed the...

I’ve started doing a SOAP journal [scripture, observation, application, prayer] for my Bible reading again. The past few months, I feel like I’ve grown tremendously through the practice. After today’s reading,...

Having a baby has made me poignantly aware of time. My day is marked by times: bath time, walk time, nap time, oh-god-why-are-you-awake time. On a larger scale, time to rotate...

I’ve been following the news about a group of students who were suspended for a senior prank they pulled just before finals. Their suspension meant they would not be allowed to...

I’ve been reading the Bible in chronological order for a couple weeks now. I’m really enjoying becoming reacquainted with the story of Israel, though it certainly can be like looking in...

Much as I don’t like a lot of Christian music, I admit, I have a soft spot for Steven Curtis Chapman. Today, as I was on hold to order something at...

Today was a mentally exhausting day. I had lots of great moments and some pretty terrible ones. Worse yet, I am culpable in the worst moments of today. As I ran...

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