Remember algebra? Algebra is defined by me as hard math. Not as hard as calculus but hard. It is considered the study of variables. What that means to me is that it is math with some unknowns or uncertainties thrown in. Sometimes life is algebra. A hard-enough-as-it-is equation which becomes suddenly something very different with… Continue reading When Life is Algebra
I began 2022 writing about mountains, specifically being caught off guard by the sudden appearance of mountains in my path that I didn't see coming. I wrote about God's faithfulness and expertise in moving mountains. What I didn't know was that would not be the end of the 2022 mountains. Some are my mountains. Some… Continue reading Deep Down
My last post was when Russia invaded Ukraine. I have not been able to find words since then to post again. I don't write just to write. I wait patiently (I think) on God to guide me in what I share. Every time I thought I might write in the last weeks, I just couldn't.… Continue reading Receive Joy
Why Didn’t I Take Them Mosquito Repellant?
On September 1, I got a new hip. I've never had major surgery before. I'm less than three weeks into the recovery. Because I was in so much pain this summer leading up to the surgery, I took the summer off from writing and speaking. I missed it but I was hurting so much I… Continue reading Why Didn’t I Take Them Mosquito Repellant?
Let Go…or Get Dragged
My friend Leslie sent me a surprise gift, a book, with a hand-stitched bookmark that said Let Go...or Get Dragged. It makes me smile every time I see it and also makes me wonder how she knew that this is my daily hardest spiritual challenge. 2020 and 2021 have proven to be an epic training… Continue reading Let Go…or Get Dragged