Frisking the Ordinary for the Presence of God

Welcome to I’m an author, a minister to children, a mom and new grandma, Chief Wrangler of Rosie The Woodchuck Dog and Jack The Unkempt Cat, and caretaker of Traveling Baby Jesus. I search my crazy life for God’s fingerprints, and then I write about them. I also drink coffee, fight piles of dirty laundry and dream of French pastries.

New Book!

The Holy Éclair: Signs and Wonders from an Accidental Pilgrimage

A church lady and mom of three moves to France and expects nothing will change to her faith. Watch what God does through chocolate and pastry, cider and the flea market, and all kinds of sacred nothings and divine nobodies!

Meet Becky

I’m Becky and I’m so glad you’re here. I hope you’ll join me as we take ordinary life by the shoulders, stand it up gently and give it a good onceover for God’s handiwork, tousling its hair and emptying its pockets. If we give it a care-full frisking, something holy always falls out. I’ll be here each week, blogging about faith and family.

Blessed Are the Cheerleaders (with or without the Pom Poms)

I have to admit that I haven't always been crazy about  cheerleaders. It's probably because the only attention I've ever gotten in a gym is when I was passing through on my way to the library and a random volleyball hit me in the head. But I've known and loved several...

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The Little Wise Person I Met on Vacation

Have you been listening to the news much lately? Sometimes when I take in the world with all its pain and division, with its screaming voices and tears, it's just too much. I start to wonder if it will ever get better- or if this is just the way it is now...if this is...

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