Believe

Believe

My parents built a wonderful log cabin style house on 25 acres of land and made it our home over 40 years ago. We moved in when I was five years old. I moved out at 18 and went to college, married and raised my own family. Now, I am living in my childhood home once...
Walking into Weird

Walking into Weird

Be patient when it gets weird. The angels explained things to Joseph after he’d talked to Mary, not before. – Bob Goff Can anyone else relate? Three years ago this month, I walked into weird when I stepped into a hospital hallway. A doctor had just told me my mom had...
Awake My Soul

Awake My Soul

Some people arise before the sun does, seemingly on a regular basis. Honestly, it has been a foreign concept to me for many years. Why would anyone willingly put themselves through it? But, I thought I would give it a try. My work schedule is flexible, so I decided to...
Stay Close

Stay Close

I left my newborn baby home alone. My three-year-old and four-year-old crossed traffic in a big city all by themselves. I put my six-year-old on a plane with a handsome, bearded man. Well, not exactly. But it sure feels like that sometimes. I’m wondering where...
The Birthright

The Birthright

Have you ever noticed how dogs and automobiles often resemble their owners? My adult children have older dogs. It’s uncanny how these pets have taken on similar traits and characteristics of their owners. Just watch 101 Dalmations and you’ll see this notion played out...
Think quietly. Live loudly.

Think quietly. Live loudly.

I want to think quietly and live loudly. What does it mean though? I suppose it could mean many things. But for me… When I consider what it means to think quietly my mind lands on a couple of words. Calm and Abide. I tend to be a worrier. An over-thinker. I want...