Joy Boy

Three years ago, a little man by the name of Wesley Maclean Jamieson was born to make us a family of five. He immediately captured us with his joy and and has not ceased stealing hearts since.                  Just a few months into his life, before his personality had really begun … More Joy Boy

Storms and Sunshine

I mentioned that I had the sweet opportunity to share at an event entitled “The Anchor” on Thursday evening. I was asked to speak about “anchor moments” in my life ~ those times when I was grounded in my faith as a result of Jesus proving that he really is secure and strong and full of hope. … More Storms and Sunshine

Invaded

A week ago last Friday, I had the incredible privilege of speaking at chapel for Kings high school. Reminiscent of Leavenworth, the campus is tucked away north of Seattle. It was a gorgeous day ~ one of those where it seems spring has invaded January momentarily, and it felt like a vacation to drive away … More Invaded

Sticks and Stones…. {The issue of “calling.”}

Words can cut, yes? There is this word that is cavalierly wielded in Christian circles that I believe has left many a scar. The word is “calling.” We ask with urgency and desperation, “What is our calling?” We say no, we wait, we tentatively walk forward in some areas, yet we feel shackled, listening with bated … More Sticks and Stones…. {The issue of “calling.”}

The Adventure

Hello again! Admittedly, I am a bit delayed on posting this week. Important escapades to pumpkin patches and learning how to walk without crutches {yay!} and throwing a dinner party for old friends trumped the writing about the big adventure and had me doing it instead.  Yes, in the last four days, the smell of little boys showered with freshly fallen … More The Adventure

Loaded

I have been thinking for weeks about this idea that for as many people as there are out there, there are varying definitions of GOD. In light of this sermon, I began wrestling with who I believe God to be. What are the assumptions I have made? How has culture shaped and filled in the blanks … More Loaded