Monthly Archives: May 2015

Muscles

As our family prepares for new challenges and opportunities, I realize just how blessed we are today. We are stronger in our family dynamics– relating parent to child, spouse to spouse, and sibling to sibling. There are many who thought … Continue reading

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cheesy stuff

What is love?  Is it the “cheesy” cute behavior as defined by movies and songs? The over-the-top drama of “can’t live without you–” kind of stuff?  What is your definition of love? When I was in high school I was … Continue reading

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it only takes one

When all seems lost, have you ever noticed there is one person who will stand up and say, There is still hope? One person can change the situation, help find a new way, clear a new path, build a new … Continue reading

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disappointment

In the past few weeks situations have come up where it looked promising, we were hopeful for a positive outcome and then slowly, little by little the situation crumbled.  We found ourselves surrounded by dust and crumpled hopes.  Another step … Continue reading

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smells

Have you ever noticed that some people have a personality that attracts others, while other people repel those around them? When we speak, when we are silent, when we act or when we do not, we are leaving a fragrance … Continue reading

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What are you sowing?

As an “older” adult I find myself striving to surround myself with people who are positive, encouraging, supportive, and forgiving.  I have learned that how a person acts impacts those around them in ways that are not always overt. But … Continue reading

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ready or not…

These past few weeks have been full of times when I have wondered what God was up to in our lives.  We would take a step forward on a path we were sure He has set us on, only to … Continue reading

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What He said…

A few nights ago as I tried to sleep my mind started to run the wicked loop again.  I tossed and turned and finally grabbed my phone and started to read through my social media news feed.  I wanted something … Continue reading

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What’s in your hand?

When Moses stood in front of the Burning Bush in Exodus 3 he gave God all manner of excuses as to why he could not lead the Israelites into the Promised Land.  He told God that he wasn’t gifted at … Continue reading

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What are you waiting for??

This is not a declaration of foolish faith.  This is a reality check for me- and maybe for you, if you need it.   I can live in a state of suspended animation/ suspended life–or I can choose to engage in … Continue reading

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