photography by Jenny Avis Bethany Bomberger I believe that truth can be much crazier than fiction. There have been countless moments in my own life when I have found myself thinking, “If someone told me this happened to them, I don’t think I’d believe it!” In fact, my college friends used to say, [...]
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photography by Jenny Avis Kristin Cooney My 2-year-old was perched on the stairs ready for church. Clutched in his hands were a wooden xylophone and mallet, a Tinker Toy stick, a car and a Lego. “Put down the toys, it’s time to head to the car!” I told him cheerfully, knowing full well what was [...]
Belinda Elliott While rummaging through childhood keepsakes at my parent’s house during a holiday visit, I found several notebooks filled with school assignments and a couple old journals. Flipping through them brought back a flood of memories. Slumber parties with best friends, grade-school crushes, high school heartbreaks, joyous occasions, painful losses—I recorded all the highlights [...]
Editors Note: iFlourishOnline writer Kristin Reeg wrote this New Year’s blessing for 2013. I found it very encouraging and thought our dear readers would also want to receive the encouragement and truth from her words, reminding us of HIS Words, as well. Read her letter, allow the promises to wash over, in and through [...]
Kristin Cooney – “Mom, that house is a MESS!” observed my 6-year-old, staring out our kitchen window at the construction site next door in our new neighborhood. He was right. Board scraps, bricks, sawdust, and soda cans lay all over the ground. The “yard” was a clumpy dirt and clay disaster. Besides unsightly, it [...]