The Shopping Line of Life

Long lines are agonizing for me.  I mean, a bunch of people standing in one place for an extended amount of time makes no sense to me. At all. A few months ago, I ended up shopping with Tiffany.   She had found a coupon for 50% off any item.  She was all in.  The…

Don’t . . . Because

I’m the first to say life is busy and complicated. BUT. Don’t do as I do sometimes. I miss the whole point of it. If, you’re asking what point–you just might belong in my “special” group.   I can’t even begin to count the  times I’ve been unaware of what’s happening in the moment because…

You Are Assigned to God’s Favor

Each time I bump into an obstacle, I’ve learned to step back, to take a deep breath and to be still to know the reality of God. In the quietness it becomes clear to me that God’s favor is present.  And, then I know, no matter what,  it is well with my soul. It’s part…

Our World Is Broken

Our world is broken.  If, I could speak to the world, I would say:   Accept the love of God.   Love God.   Pray for love.  Love one another.  And. Love yourself.  At the end of the day, if, love is missing, there is nothing.   And, it feels like a lot of nothing is happening…

GIANTS!

It’s a good day.  It is.  Yes, I’ve seen a few giants lurking around.  Who hasn’t?  These giants are stinking scary and huge. BUT. I refuse to give them attention. Okay, if, I’m honest, it’s a process not to give them my attention.  Sometimes it seems one giant is beat to a pulp and before…

Meeting Hope

Years ago my daughter received a “bucket of hope” when there seemed to be no hope.  It was a desert time of life for our family.  There were thirty messages of hope from friends with the instructions to pull one out on a daily basis. Each of the messages were treasures in the sand of…