Jesus told Martha long, long ago, "You don't have to wait for the End. I am, right now, Resurrection and Life." Do those words still mean anything to people today? I hope so, because resurrection and life are two things I could sure use.

I'm just someone who likes to write about the ways I've experienced life, which means it's necessary to talk about the times I've felt dead. If you're looking for hope, this is the place I share mine.

As far as particulars are concerned, I just turned forty, and still have three kids at home. We live with my husband, their Dad, who works at a church in Tennessee. I grew up with a Preacher Dad and a Southern Belle Mom, and I only have three tattoos. So far...