Little Wife wasn’t always little.  She remembered a day when she stood tall, slim and proud in her lacy Victorian wedding dress.  She remembered being pretty and funny, clever and smart.  She was confident in herself and sure of her …

Little Wife Gets A Little Smaller Read more »

My son and I enjoy an ongoing debate. He prefers a movie with a dark side that concludes in an unexpected way, avoiding an unrealistic wrap-up with a happy ending. His rationale? That’s life! Those movies are a better reflection …

Don’t Hold Out for the Disney Ending By Karolyn Dekker Read more »

Isabel’s voice revealed pain and fatigue from the ongoing struggle with her husband. As a new convert, she wanted to learn how to respond to the emotional and verbal attacks of her unbelieving spouse, Carlos. I listened with empathy. “It’s …

Abuse…on the Mission Field? by Karolyn Dekker Read more »

I recently underwent total knee replacement surgery during the CPVID-19 pandemic. The “nonessential surgery” became essential as the knee joint deteriorated. Preparation plans changed, sometimes from day to day as COVID rules changed. Miscommunication became the norm. This invisible virus …

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En Espanol Te dejo por mi Has there ever been a time in your life where you’ve felt that you’ve lost who you are? Lost everything you’ve built. I mean, the dreams you once had are gone. The person who …

I’m Leaving You for Me Read more »