The EYES Have It!

All in favor of wearing face masks for the rest of your lives or for the duration of a global pandemic … say “AYE!”  All those opposed …Long before the government-imposed face mask mandate, I confess […]

Help Me Help You

Last month, while playing in a sand volleyball tournament, my daughter, Kelsey, noticed that all play stopped at the same moment. Across the courts, another player was suffering some sort of medical distress.  My daughter […]

Rejoice Always

  “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18 (NIV) When I was working, at the start of every morning, […]

The Daily “DOs and DON’Ts”

The other day, I found myself mentally composing a laundry list of all of the things I don’t love above this stay-at-home order our Governor recently imposed upon our state. Suddenly, I find that I’m […]

Security

The older I get, the more I think the world is getting crazy.  I would like things to feel more secure. Where do we find security? Where do you find security? Ever since 9/11, 2001, […]

The Comparison Struggle

Today started out like any other day… We woke up late. I had 25 minutes to get my family out the door. This consisted of getting my 1-year-old dressed and ready, making sure my strong willed 4-year-old […]

Finding Stillness Through Gratitude

I recently read a blog post by Marelisa Fabrega about how gratitude can change your life. It began with a quote by German theologian Meister Eckhart that says: “If the only prayer you say in […]

Count Your Blessings!

Last week we moved my Mom here from Texas.  What should have been a quick flight there turned into my own personal version of “Planes, Trains and Automobiles”, without the trains. We flew into Dallas […]

Stinky Feet

I’ve been told I have ugly feet. I know, I know, this is not what you expected to hear first thing in the morning.  But, according to my sources my feet are quite ugly, not […]

Spring is here!

I love Spring. I love the flowers blooming, I love the freshness of a morning breeze, the cool nights spent gazing at the moon.  I love the sound of the birds singing outside my window […]