Did we take a wrong turn somewhere, God? This path we’re on is bumpier than I expected. I’m not seeing many "green pastures" or much "still water." It’s certainly not glamorous. I was kind of hoping for something more exciting, less mundane. I know You lead down “paths of righteousness,” but isn’t there a less … Continue reading Did We Take a Wrong Turn?
It came out of nowhere, that unidentified flying creature.
Sometimes I feel so on top of things. The days are going just as scheduled. Everything is flowing nicely. I’m checking things off that endless “to-do” list and loving the feeling of accomplishment. And other days, it’s quite the opposite. Like today. I’m sitting here in my cozy, quiet-time chair, not because the house is … Continue reading Lessons from my Old Guitar
It always makes me a little sad, taking down Christmas decorations. All the tinsel and lights and evergreen beauty - even as an adult, it still seems a bit magical. But now it's over and time to get back to work. And then there's the new year. It used to fill me with excitement and … Continue reading When Fear Invades
Does the day ahead ever look daunting? Do you see it looming mountainous in front of you, and just want to pull the covers back over your head? Sometimes I'm just tired. Other times, the memories of yesterday shake any courage I might have had for today. Still other mornings, I know that today holds … Continue reading When the Day Looks Daunting
"It's not fair!" Do you remember saying those words as a kid? I do - or at least I remember thinking them. Like when my mom came home after meeting some new friends and told me that I was old enough to start doing my own laundry. Apparently, her new friends' kids did their own … Continue reading It Isn’t Fair!