This has been a painful couple of weeks for Escondido, California, in North County San Diego. We live in Escondido, and North County Church of Christ (where we serve in ministry) is also Escondido. Last week, the body of 17-year-old Chelsea King (on the right) was discovered near Lake Hodges.
My new Saturday evening tradition, reading through the sermon with Libera Nos, Salva Nos, (Free Us, Save Us) on repeat. I've embedded my favorite version, by The Sixteen, complete with visual representation.
Baby Spivey can arrive any day now, and so we at the Spivey house are filled with a sense of expectancy. The nursery is ready. The suitcase is packed. We're as ready as we can be. Expectancy, in contrast to worry, is living with a sense that something good is