I recently read a fiction novel that could have been ripped from today’s headlines. In the story, a fire raged through a school cafeteria at lunchtime. Just prior to the fire, a volunteer mother on […]
“I Hate Death”
If you’ve ever lost a family pet, you understand. It’s awful. It began an ordinary Tuesday morning with me picking up my grandson at my daughter’s house. Their dog Hunter, a sweet year and a […]
Together our church has been diving into the 40 Days in the Word campaign. During the very first video, Rick Warren discussed the small but powerful word “LET” and since then I have been deeply […]
You ALWAYS – You NEVER!
“You ALWAYS interrupt me when I’m talking!” “You NEVER let me finish a complete sentence!” “Why do you ALWAYS bring up my past mistakes when we disagree?” “You ALWAYS embarrass me in front of my […]
January 7, 2021 my life changed forever. It was the day my only sibling, my sister Rosanne, lost her fight against COVID-19. Rosanne was my best friend, my confidant and my hero. Our family’s grief […]
Regift the Gift that Keeps on Giving
You would think by now we all would have learned that Christmas comes at the same time each year. Yet somehow in a blink – Halloween takes a flying leap over Thanksgiving and we are […]
Have you ever made a gratitude list? I have an ongoing gratitude list in the back of one of my journals. I was inspired to start this list after reading the book “One Thousand Gifts” […]
Dream a Little Dream
My husband and I are hooked on a History Channel show called ALONE. Alone is a hard-core survivalist show with 10 contestants, both men and women who compete to live in the wilds of uninhabited […]
Christmas Time is Love.
Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live […]
The house was finally put back together after a 13 day visit with my son and his family. On the last night they were here, my husband and son did the dishes. I watched them […]