Enlarging Territory: My Buddy Sal


Meet Sal. He’s ten years old and he has wiggled into my heart. When I first met Sal, his Momma introduced him to me and explained that he had some speech problems and was a bit autistic. I met him right after Halloween. I remember the first time he came to my Sunday morning class. … Continue reading Enlarging Territory: My Buddy Sal

Vocabulary Lesson


Food insecurity—the condition assessed in the food security survey and represented in USDA food security reports—is a household-level economic and social condition of limited or uncertain access to adequate food.—USDA Economic Research Service The USDA definition of “food insecurity” is clinical and sterile—which by nature is what we are going for with a definition. We … Continue reading Vocabulary Lesson

We are birthing an elephant!


In May of 2015, I wrote an article called It’s Only Sunday and the following week I wrote about a terrible Mother’s Day for another one of our youth. I wanted to take a moment to update you on these families. From “It’s Only Sunday”, it wasn’t long until the family returned to it’s usual … Continue reading We are birthing an elephant!