Lana Vaughan

The Queen of Questions

Words Fail

When a son/husband/father leaves for work in the morning and never arrives… When a heart is risked and rejected… When a child is abused by someone who is supposed to protect and defend… When a person of influence uses it to tear down instead of build up… When faith and hope are distant memories… When […]

Speaking the language

I don’t know if you read the book that broke love languages down into five categories: gifts, acts of service, quality time, words of affirmation, and physical contact. Given those five descriptions, does one jump out at you as the way you express your love? Do you think two or three fit? This morning I […]

Yellow Cake for breakfast

There are some behaviors that have clear origins. Others just seem to have always been part of who you are and how you respond to life. This evening a connection 40 years in the  making became crystal clear. The summer I turned 12 my mother, my two sisters and I lived with my aunt and […]


I am a dichotomy. I have more technology in my home office than some small countries. I also have a Hammond church organ in my living room. I have a Kindle in my purse and stack of books piled up that won’t fit on any of my 200 board feet of bookcase shelves. I have […]