Welcome to My Peace in the Puzzle…my little piece of blogosphere. I’m a pastor’s wife and homeschooling mom. This blog is dedicated to the loves of my life — namely Jesus, my family, life in full-time ministry, our homeschool adventures, and all things related to making our house a home. Thanks for stopping by. Grace and peace to you!

Recent Posts

vast, unmeasured, boundless, free

And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them. This is how love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgment: In this world we are like Jesus. There…

Making Do with Dandelions

“All we want you to do is talk about yourself for two minutes,” says this smiling stranger with her Japanese accent.  “We’ll turn on the video camera.  You sit right here and tell us everything you can think of about yourself.”   Wow, this will be easier than I thought.  No tough questions.  No script…

A Stormy Start to Lent

A year can hold a lot of healing.  Even a year like 2020.  In one span of changing seasons broken walls can be repaired, ancient ruins rebuilt, foundations restored.  Open, oozing wounds can resolve into scars.  Lies can be uprooted by truth.  Hard, but freeing, truth.   Even so, the wind can shift unexpectedly, bringing with it whispers of those almost…

Alone in Jerusalem

“Ok, I’ve got my purse, my sandwich and water bottle, my phone, my key, my Rav-Kav (bus pass).  I think I’m all set.”  I take a deep breath and head for the door of my tiny Jerusalem apartment.  Bright sun, blue sky— it’s a beautiful November day.  My husband left in the dark early this…

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