• ThumbnailOne year ago, I started my adoption journey. I’d been pondering adoption for years…well, for decades, actually, because Cindy Whelchel (my best friend in high school) and I had made a pact when we were seventeen […]

  • ThumbnailThese are the things I go over and over, emptying out the pockets of my life. . . . Shouting praises, singing thanksgiving—celebrating, all of us, God’s feast! —Psalm 42:4 msg

    I’ve been thinking about becoming […]

  • ThumbnailThis past Sunday afternoon I was delighted to have a few free hours to go on a motorcycle ride. I felt like a kid going to Disney as I shrugged into my jacket and strapped on my helmet. And the first couple of […]

  • ThumbnailMolliere is the name of the driver who took me to the Port au Prince airport in Haiti last week. He wore a perpetual grin–brilliant white against his chocolate skin–and sang hymns or told stories for the entire […]

  • ThumbnailOur Creator is not a fair-weather friend. He will not abandon us in our anguish. It doesn’t matter if you’re one of those ugly criers whose face gets all red and blotchy. It doesn’t matter if your nose and mascara […]

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    I volunteer at a halfway house in downtown Nashville called The Next Door that’s a faith-based, six-month residential program for women recovering from addiction to drugs or alcohol. And as a result, I’ve […]

  • Lisa Harper changed their profile picture 3 years ago