Bubble Shrinkage

War between Russia and Ukraine. COVID 19. Lockdowns, forced vaccinations. School shootings, Roe v. Wade, Critical race theory. Gender confusion. Inflation, recession. Food shortages, $5.20 for a gallon of gas – and  now … Monkeypox […]

Pruned With Purpose

My neighborhood is currently undergoing some much-needed spring cleaning of the grounds in the surrounding area. The daily sounds of leaf blowers, chain saws, edgers and mowers echo up and down the streets. Bushes are […]

Caution: Handle With Care!

For the past month I have become obsessed with a family of Robins who have made themselves at home, quite literally, on my front door. A steady stream of winged activity alerted me to the […]

It’s Not Supposed To Be EASY!

Last Wednesday, March 2nd was Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the Lenten period. Lent is the 40-day period leading up to Easter. Lent represents the time Jesus spent in the wilderness praying and fasting […]

Pointed Towards the Son-Light

At Thanksgiving, my niece gifted me with an Amaryllis bulb plant. An amaryllis is native to South Africa, so they typically grow very well in the southwestern Arizona climate. I don’t have much of a […]

Full Charge Ahead

I have an evening bedtime routine that has changed significantly in the last few years as I’ve acclimated to technology. Since gadgets entered my universe, my bedtime rituals have expanded to include making sure all […]

You Don’t Have To Be A Hallmark …

A few months back, I met a young man in his early 30s who is Pakistani, raised in a Muslim household. His mother is a practicing Muslim, but he is not. His family does not […]

Remembered Thanks

November is the month of Thanksgiving. (Yes, it’s almost here AGAIN!) On Facebook many of my friends are writing daily posts about the things they are thankful for.  It goes without saying that most of […]

It’s In The Bank!

Many years ago, I had the privilege of hearing Gracia Burnham speak at a Women’s Bible study. For 17 years, Gracia and her husband Martin were missionaries in the Philippines. In 2001 while on a […]

Business As Usual …

It started like any other day. It was business as usual as people rushed to work, to school, to appointments and meetings. There was nothing much to alert the world that things were about to […]