Boy, is this ever a big topic. So many books and blogs claim to have the answer but, when all is said and done, we still end up empty and searching. Advice ranges from getting a manicure to “washing your face.” (Yeah, I went there.) I, I, I, me, me, me…we fight for peace and … More How to be True to Yourself
The last of the dark clouds drifted across the rising sun, just over the trees topping the hills. Beams of light flooded the room as the sun, at last, broke through and shone freely. Such is the season of Lent. In this Holy Week, as I reflect on the last days of Jesus’ earthly life, … More Holy Week Reflections: The Grace of Dawn
And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Revelation 21:5 In the crazy of moving during this, the most busy wonderful time of the year, I have struggled to keep my sacred mornings with the Lord. In fact, four days before we moved my desk got packed … More Eyes forward.
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going. John 14:3-4 If you had asked me what the absolute worst time I could imagine to squeeze … More The Making of a Home
She sat with my daughter, bent over the canvas with a brush hanging from her lips, peering critically at every detail of her work. Wondering if it was good, or maybe even (dare she hope?) great. My daughter and I looked at it from a few feet away…amazed at the depth and perspective in her … More Perspective.
I read books because I love them, not because I think I should read them. -Simon Van Booy For as long as I can remember, I have been a voracious reader. Our local library always had a summer reading program where kids were rewarded based on the number of books they read. In the summer … More Rediscovery
This year has been a doozy. Dear ones whom I love have suffered immeasurably. Devastating injuries, sickness, death, divorce, struggling children and the inability to just pay their rent have beaten them, literally, to a pulp.