Sometimes life feels hard. Sometimes it feels delicious, like pure grace. Often it feels like both. I read recently about how people were always asking Jesus for a sign, a way to know what was going to happen next. Jesus evidently got frustrated with the asking and told the people, the only sign I will… Continue reading Orange Colored Sky
Summer. It is blazing hot here in Texas. I've been on an intentional break from everything except our family. It's been nice to be off the grid a bit, especially because all the news continues to be so dismal and hard to bear. I never take a break from journaling or devotional reading. It sustains… Continue reading Our Shiny Streets
Argh and ugh are my two favorite kind-of-not-real words for expressing what is almost inexpressible. I use them when life seems so DIFFICULT. Lately, I seem to be using them more. Many things seem to be increasingly hard, uncertain and antagonistic. From Will Smith to fill-in-the-blank here, we all are not our best selves these… Continue reading Argh! Ugh!
Our youngest grandson, River, our pandemic baby, is now over one year old. He is healthy, happy and starting to communicate. As many babies and children as I've been around, I am always amazed when they can begin telling you what they think and need. How can a tiny human who wasn't even on this… Continue reading Oh Wow
I just heard a commercial this morning telling us the holiday season is all about more...more buying, more parties, more festivities, more food, more fun. I cringed. For the last healing decade of my life less has been more for me. I've downsized our belongings, my wardrobe and my schedule. I do simple exercises and… Continue reading And Now Add Advent