I keep seeing this sign, “DO NOT FEED THE BIRDS”. It’s at the park, the grocery store parking lot, outdoor restaurants, and a host of other public places. It was … Continue reading DO NOT FEED THE BIRDS!
I started a post about Memorial Day and, well, it wasn’t good. I could make up some lame excuses, but the truth is, I just couldn’t articulate what I wanted … Continue reading Remembering What’s Important
My son stopped in his tracks. He looked stunned as he said, “Mommy, you look like a princess with your hair like that!” Well, then. Double French braids everyday from … Continue reading Expect the Unexpected
This blog will post on Mother’s Day, so I thought a tribute to motherhood was in order. It can be an emotional day. Some of my friends were abandoned or … Continue reading The Perfect Mom
My mom always told me there are things God teaches us in the desert that we cannot learn anywhere else. I didn’t believe it at first, but now I know … Continue reading Beauty in the Desert
Life seems to be full of opposing forces. I find myself wavering between two extremes nearly all the time. Good and bad. Needs and wants. Highs and lows. Quiet and … Continue reading A Life of Opposition
I started three different posts about Easter, but none of them sounded right. Not that any human words are good enough to explain this day and what it means. But … Continue reading 38 Musings for Resurrection Day
Anguish. Grief. Loss. Overwhelming conviction. Flat out heartache. Debilitating pain. Nosebleeds. Allergies. Chronic illness. There are all kinds of reasons to need a tissue.
My boys are at the perfect ages. Nine and seven are glorious years because they are independent, but don’t mind hanging out with their parents. They are smart, but not … Continue reading What the Cuddle Brothers Taught Me About God
There are a lot of analogies out there about dogs and God. And I’ve always agreed with them because I’ve owned some pretty wonderful dogs in my lifetime. The unconditional … Continue reading My Dog is Annoying