IF ONLY … The Little Sin Slides

It started out really small – hardly noticeable actually; the hole along the seam of my king-size fitted sheet. It appeared the day I changed the linens at the beginning of the week. My domestic […]

Cling-Ons

Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong. Ephesians 3:17 (NLT) Shortly after my husband and I […]

Mother May I

“I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you’ll miss them when they’re gone from your life.” ~Maya Angelou Yesterday marked the 14th anniversary of my mother’s passing. She died peacefully in her […]

No Pain … No Gain

For the last few weeks I’ve been undergoing a series of painful injections in my knees as part of a treatment plan for Osteoarthritis. Each week as the day of my appointment approaches, I feel […]

The Reluctant Gentleman

It seems like just yesterday, but in truth, it’s been 20 years. I was dropping my children off at elementary school when one of those teachable life moments presented itself. Pulling to the curb, I […]

I KNOW What Love Is …

He’ll be 91 on his next birthday. His eyesight is diminished, his hearing selective. He moves like the old man that he is, yet he’s still got that occasional spark and sporadic burst of energy […]

“SPANX” You Very Much!

Sweatpants and socks, flannel and fleece. If fabric were edible, these would be the “comfort foods” of my wardrobe. It’s almost like wearing a warm hug whenever I don my winter apparel. If sweatpants and […]