About This Blog
Welcome to Redemptions Beauty. I am Shelly Miller and I’m smitten with the art of story to transform a life. I write here three to five times a week, sharing about my own struggles as a child of divorce and alcoholism, and the way God redeems it all as a clergy wife raising two teens. I hope that what you read here will help you to think differently about your own life. Read more on my About Me page.
Tag Archives: conversation
For six weeks, we’re exploring the question, “How do we walk out our faith in the midst of pain, suffering, disappointment, and loneliness,” with a book club discussion on Thursdays about Leaving Church by Barbara Brown Taylor. Today we’re coming back after a week off from … Continue reading
It’s hour nineteen in the mini-van on the second day of vacation. Our legs ache and we’re giddy, singing silly songs when we round the familiar corner in Eganville, Ontario, just thirty minutes away from our final destination, the family … Continue reading
Light casts her ethereal glow shadows in early morning and I want to capture her like fireflies in jars. Put her on my windowsill to remember her hope when the clouds of mundane roll in and darkness hovers on the … Continue reading
Sometimes clarity comes during the last swirl of claret sediment and a casual conversation over a kitchen island, among the spoons stuck with beans from last night’s chili and squiggles of yellow cheese lying like jigsaw puzzle. Harnessing fragmented thoughts to … Continue reading
As a pastor’s wife, I often defer to my husband to be the one with the voice when it comes to spiritual matters. After all, he is the one with the seminary degree, knowledge of the scriptures, the one asked … Continue reading