The Washingtons (ep.7)

Over time, as the parents aged and the kids matured, the groove became more of a rut. They never felt it change though. Reagan found himself feeling less a part of the family, as the girls seemed to do their own thing so often and have more of a connection with Rosy. Rosy was receiving... Continue Reading →

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The Washingtons (ep.5)

One of the, if not the, greatest days of any of the Washingtons' lives was the day the adoption was finalized. It was two days after Easter. The air was still cool in the mornings but the warmth of the sun was beginning to show up in the afternoons. The trees and the grasses were... Continue Reading →

finis

We run with so much vigor when we're young, so eager to get to the next milestone. My grandmother used to remind me "Don't wish your life away, honey. . ." but I would laugh at the impossibility of that and ignore the deeper meaning. In college I was so caught up in figuring out... Continue Reading →

finding it

it is not in the tone of his biceps nor in the definition of her legs but in the tone of their voices and the definition of chesed* she keeps him honest he lifts her self-esteem she holds his attention he's the source of her gleam he forgets all else when she enters the room... Continue Reading →

keeping it

if she drops it he picks it up if his fingers are slipping she takes the reins if he's soaked from the rain she dries his clothes if she's tired from the laundry he gets the dishes their best dishes are joint ventures their best days are together their best accomplishments are teenagers he paddles... Continue Reading →

hitting it

she laughs out of the blue and only he knows why she interrupts his drivel and he smiles at her charm she mimics his music and he enjoys her voice he loudly rearranges the dishwasher and she quietly adds the forgotten soap he's not interested in talking and she encourages his two wheel therapy he... Continue Reading →

contradiction & confusion

I'm confused about some things: People argue for the right to public prayer under the 1st Amendment even though Christ instructed us to pray humbly in our closets. Matt. 6:5-7 People argue that marriage should be redefined as between same gender, because the equal protection clause should not be hindered by 18th century definitions, but... Continue Reading →

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