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The Women of Duck Commander: From Heart to Home

Women of Duck Commander

I bought the book sitting on our nightstand for my husband at Christmas, the one about this family of bearded, Jesus-loving entrepreneurs who have apparently made a {very good} living out of making duck calls and have their own {hugely popular} reality TV show, Duck Dynasty. I'll admit it, how … [Read More...]

When the Blues Just Won’t Go Away

My husband pulled me into his chest, my arms and heart resisting. He persisted, shifted his hold a little tighter, leaning down, whispering into the nape of my neck how he wanted to help but didn't know how. But he sure wanted to. The tears fell like acid as I surrendered exhausted to his … [Read More...]

The Seeing is the Story

Guest post by Abigail (Abby) Alleman   I sit, head bowed low and back arched forward and down, on the slate gray IKEA patio chair. I stare at the overgrown brush of our garden and hear one word: failure. My legs feel the rub, a back and forth itch. The fabric--a spectrum splayed amid … [Read More...]