Monthly Archives: April 2013

Cockroaches in Paradise

It’s midnight and I’m hanging in a hammock in a bamboo-floor hut somewhere in the Panamanian rainforest. Birds and bats flutter against the thatch roof, but my attention is on the beam six feet above my head. In the hammock next to mine, my 10-year-old daughter is chanting, “God is with me. God is with […]

Deep Thoughts by Ferris Bueller

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”  -Ferris Bueller

Around-the-World We Go!

During a recent sermon, our pastor preached about not living a life of “accumulating regrets.”  At that moment, my husband and I glanced at each and we both knew what the other was thinking…let’s do it.  Two Southwest tickets and four weeks later, we were sitting in Bar Louie in Chicago for one of the […]