With Love, Laura Beth

Words from my heart

A Visit

The Christmas season is here, and I’m honored to share this poem with you. It was written by my father and appeared in the 1979 Living Values Christmas issue, The … Continue reading

November 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pen Quest

I love when things connect. When stories intertwine. When mad hunts end in wonder. My recent quest for The Perfect Pen ended in such a way . . . I … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 6 Comments

Doritos Deception

First, to clarify—I’ve tried to maintain a self-imposed ban on writing about my eating habits, which I’ll explain another day. In this moment, the ban is lifted. I must speak! … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stand Proud

Today’s post is dedicated to my Wiebe and Klaassen relatives, with a special shout-out to cousin Dale and family in Holland—congrats on Netherlands’ World Cup victories! (Originally posted on ourlittlesoccerworld.com)  Mexico, … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Upside-Down Mornings

Last Thursday, I had a fun, impromptu shopping trip with my sister Charis. At the Macy’s Clinique counter, we searched for eye-enhancing, age-defying makeup. I was almost out of my … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Only Joy

There are two types of people in this world: those who understand the magnitude of the Champions League final and those who don’t. Jaime does, I don’t. Soccer confuses me. … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

I’m Convinced

The 2013-2014 school year is over at Fresno Pacific and my textbooks are closed. I had a good semester, passed my classes, and made new friends. Before school ended, I … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · 6 Comments