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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“SILENCIO, BRUNO!”

My toddler granddaughter has finally reached the age where she will sit and watch an entire movie with me. Last week, we must have watched the new Disney movie called Luca about four times. (Be […]

ONE OF A KIND

An artist, whether well-known and famous or struggling in unknown obscurity, typically signs their completed works of art with their personal signature. Writers autograph their books. Glass blowers, woodworkers, sculptors, whatever the artistic medium – […]

Win Some – Lose Some – Save Some

By the time this blog is posted – the election will be over. Can I get a BIG AMEN! When I composed these words and scheduled them to post, it was a full two weeks […]

The Lion’s Share of Fear

24 At the king’s command, the men who had falsely accused Daniel were brought in and thrown into the lions’ den, along with their wives and children. And before they reached the floor of the […]

This Little LAMP Of Mine

My monthly contribution to the Women’s Ministry blog went through many re-writes before settling on this longer than normal post. I had a conversation with God about what to write and felt him prompting me […]

Panning Out and Living Ready

During the 1950s Cold War, the U.S. circulated civil defense DUCK AND COVER propaganda as a readiness measure should a nuclear attack occur. Duck and Cover drills were practiced in schools, instructing students to duck […]