Raised in the panhandle of Texas, my husband is a master of short, to-the-point sayings. When someone has a bad attitude he often says he/she needs a "check up from the neck up." In these last months, I cannot tell you how many times I've found myself needing just such a check up. I've written… Continue reading Soul Reset
Our little grandsons, ages two and four, are just learning how to play hide and seek. Honestly, they are pretty bad at it. The little one doesn't even try to hide. He just lays in the middle of the biggest room he can find with his eyes closed. The four year old will hide but… Continue reading Found!
My favorite time is just before dawn when the sky moves from black to denim colored and I can barely see the faintest promise of sunrise. One day this week, as I walked at that time, the moon was still out as well. Full, bright yellow, with an added hazy golden ring around it; breathtaking.… Continue reading Held by Light
I began the day arguing with all my morning readings. Jesus Calling by Sarah Young started this way, Learn to laugh at yourself more freely. Don't take your circumstances so seriously....Laughter lightens your load and lifts your heart into heavenly places. (Jesus Calling 6-17 entry). The second reading I picked up is by Rabbi Danya… Continue reading Upside Down Faith
Once, when I was going through something hard, a friend brought takeout food for my family. It did not matter to me that she didn't spend hours cooking it. What mattered was that she thought of us, connected and gave us a meal. It was one less thing to think about during that rough season.… Continue reading Stone by Stone