Coming Home: Psychotic Break to I Can Trust

Merry and me, home again. It’s like dying. Drowning. A total eclipse of the sun. This time, without my baby, without my Marion, it’s the shock of a grief you don’t expect and can’t possibly be prepared to receive. You stagger under the blow....

Watch the Manna Fall: Merry’s Birth Story

Today, tomorrow and long ago, God provides food for the people He loves. The people are stranded in the desert. No food. Worried that they’ll starve. So every day on their lunch break, God rains bread down from the sky, enough to feed them and their families...

A Bend in the Road: Sow Weeping, Reap Joy

You’re trucking along, minding your own business and feeling like you’ve got a handle on life. Then, when you least expect it, mist descends on a bend in the road. Your sense of security evaporates, and you hover on the brink of the unknown. My journey...

Nos Cura? The Self/Name Change

Over the last 5 months, I searched for a new blog name that would be simple, memorable and convey the holistic healing that is changing my life. A Google search for “nos cura,” Spanish for “heals us,” gave me a hit for BibleGateway’s...

A Door of Hope: Healing from Bipolar

For years, I have been in the Valley of Achor. Sandstorms. Mirages. Heatstroke. Hosea can relate. Hosea lives a crummy life. His wife, Gomer, is a prostitute whom he has to repeatedly bring back home after she has a wild night on the town. Gomer is just like...