Category Archives: Becoming Liz

Pain and Suffering, Grace and Healing

I was blessed this Sunday to be a vessel for the Word, for the Holy. I am not bragging, I am humbled. And I am only certain of this because of the response I received from people in the congregation. … Continue reading

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from Life SAVING to LIFE-GIVING: what I am learning from my friends

There are times in our lives when we find ourselves at the end. We have tried and tried to do the right thing, or to make a difference, and we keep running into the same walls over and over again, … Continue reading

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The Blessing of Enough

I’ve been shopping for clothes for my six-year-old daughter to wear to school this winter, and I am so frustrated! The “skinny jeans” and low-rise fad has made it impossible to find something that fits and will cover her behind. … Continue reading

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Lessons from the winter that would not end

The winter has been rough on many levels. The weather is the most tangible and obvious brutality this season. Temperatures in below zero degrees Fahrenheit on multiple occasions. I’m a southern girl, and I am not used to that. After … Continue reading

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Sounds

There has been a lot of “buzz” (HA!) about the song by Ylvis called “What Does the Fox Say?” And I will admit, my family has gotten a kick out of singing it and then trying to get it out … Continue reading

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What I hope to teach my daughter

In my daughter’s fifth year she has seen a lot of mile stones. Turning 5 was just the first of those. Starting kindergarten was a big change, but as most young children she dealt with the transition well. We added … Continue reading

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Sight Blindness: A Lesson in the Details

This morning I found myself wasting time searching for something that was right in front of me. I know…sounds familiar, right? It was not something that had gotten lost in a pile. It was not something that was just hidden … Continue reading

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