In the Beginning . . .

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” Genesis 1:1 My five-year-old has been memorizing this verse this month, so it is written on the chalkboard near the breakfast table.  This morning, as the rain gently hit the windowpanes, I read this verse with new eyes.  Of course!  That is why I have […]

Did My Book Make a Sound?

I’m sitting beside the window, sorting through a box of books, listening to Christmas carols.  I turned on the music to cheer me up, thinking I could get away with it because of “Christmas in July.”  The sun is streaming in as the grandfather clock ticks beside me.  Time—changes—things. The scene around me is happy.  […]