It is quiet today here in my house.
The children, one-by-one,
kiss me and leave,
the door swinging behind them.
Like the calm after a hurricane,
there is mess in their wake–
and yet the storm will return,
perhaps with less force later on.
Lauren is a daughter of Christ, wife, mom of 4, writer, musician, and lover of the "big picture" of God's journey we are all on together.