Unshaken?

You might wonder at a name like Unshaken; what kind of woman stands behind a name like that? Perhaps someone who is confident, successful, a woman who not only has a plan, she has a plan for how she will execute her plan. That’s not me. I am both easily and often shaking. Let me…Read more »

Mennonite Olympics

Every culture has their thing that they’re known for. In the inner circles.  By the members.  Usually it’s not the lofty creeds or inspiring words of the founding fathers.  It’s something more ‘rubber meets the road,’ an everyday life kind of thing. I am a Mennonite. Our ‘things’ are God, food, and cleanliness. The order…Read more »

Faith

Sometimes it is stumbling staggering falling.   Sometimes it is crying shouting screaming.   Sometimes it is heavy suffocating silent.   Sometimes it is only because the alternative is Impossible.      

Soft

We were leaving the home where my Grandma lived, piling into the mini-van in comfortable chaos. Above the noise, I heard Koby speaking, “Mommy.” Making sure everyone was buckled up, I turned to him as we pulled out of the parking lot. Driving away from Grandma.  Unaware of time’s relentless march, and that we had…Read more »