Today is the closing day of yet another year. 2014 will soon be but a memory. Compared to some recent years, this one hasn’t been that eventful for me personally, but much has and is happening all around this world. That’s not to say there haven’t been some time-line moments in my life. There have … More The Closing Bell
It’s true. I LOVE CHRISTMAS! Always have. The lights, the trees, the food, the family, the carols, the gifts. These all truly make the season bright. Christmas has unfortunately become so commercialized that it’s very namesake has been all but forgotten. This war on Christmas seems very strange to me. After all, it’s only Christmas … More I Love Christmas!
All girls love a little attention; even we “older” girls. There has been quite a drought of that kind of attention in my life since I became a widow 3 years ago. My dad, however, hasn’t lacked for attention from the “casserole girls.” They were out and eager even before we could complete Mama’s funeral … More To “Mike,” Wherever You Are
In the parable of the prodigal son, we tend to overlook a very important character – the elder son. The truth is, he probably should be the lead actor. Yet we focus on the younger son because his actions are so in-your-face. The Christmas story – the real reason for Christmas – has someone in it … More Looking For A Joseph
Lots of water has passed under the bridge since I wrote the following post on our CaringBridge.org site not too long after Les was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. It seems like a good time to share it with my blog friends. Somebody out there needs to hear these word of assurance of God’s … More Grace – Revisited
For at least a month, I’ve had a note on my kitchen bar; a note with a blog post idea. The problem has been how to take that idea and turn it into a post that would speak to both you, my readers, and to myself. Until now, I had nothing. Here’s the deal: WE ALL STRUGGLE!!! No … More Sometimes I’m Just Ugly