Monthly Archives: November 2017

one another

I have struggled with writing this post due to the subject matter. I have been sickened and crushed by the news as person after person comes forward to report offensive behavior.  My heart hurts for those who have been assaulted, … Continue reading

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The curmudgeon’s conundrum

Getting older makes you realize who and what you are willing to put up with and who and what you won’t. I don’t want a huge crowd around me, the loudness and energy makes me tired. I am starting to think … Continue reading

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I did not know it

It is officially four weeks until Christmas Day, but it doesn’t look like it outside. The temperatures are in the 50’s and snow is nowhere to be seen on any weather radar. I have decorated my house with a few … Continue reading

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until the whistle blows

In 1 Peter 4:12-19, Peter writes that as we are living out our faith we need to be prepared to experience suffering. It is one of the things that we don’t like about our faith, at the same time, it … Continue reading

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Regem angelorum

I realize Thanksgiving is barely in the rearview mirror, but my heart is already looking toward the next holiday. I cannot explain the transition of Thanksgiving into Christmas, I think it has a lot to do with my family. We … Continue reading

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warning lights and flat tires

There are few things more unnerving than seeing a light come on your dashboard as you are driving. Whether it is the low tire pressure, the gas light, or the vague maintenance required, suddenly you are looking for a gas station or … Continue reading

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This is the end…

Over the years I have read more than few tabloid covers that show that the end is near or is here and the whole world is coming to an end. I have often just shaken my head and continued to … Continue reading

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Cavities

Today at the dentist, I started thinking about cavities. The decay, caused by the simplest things, which leads to immense pain and often a large bill if not cared for immediately. The dentist mentioned that if the crown he had … Continue reading

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seeds and stones

God can use the big, shiny personalities we see on television to impact the world for His purposes and glory. I know He has and will continue to do so. But one of the parts of God’s plan that I … Continue reading

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tenacious truth

As a young girl I would often study the pictures hanging in my grandparents’ homes. Some were of family members taken years ago, when they were young. Others were aerial photos of their family farms where they grew up. But … Continue reading

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