Wednesday, February 1 2023 - 5:15 AM

Life Notes

Life is certainly one of our more eloquent teachers! When I wade through the mundane and the ordinary there is always good, solid wisdom to be had. Profound is usually smiling just below the surface of daily ritual, waiting for those three seconds of whole hearted awareness we’re capable of. This is where God often speaks uninterrupted. And this is where I like most to listen, and on a good day, take notes.

Sexy Prayers

man and woman praying

My husband and I have been practicing a change in the way we say our mealtime prayers. Often we are only together for one or …

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Why Not Travel?

dog going on a trip

Last year my husband and I made our first transcontinental trip to visit friends in South Africa. We were awestruck at the vastness of that …

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Politics and Jesus

Voting

Most of my Christian friends are Republican. They think the opposition is the devil. They think the only people worth voting for are Christians, regardless …

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Injured Bird

Crane

Yesterday, when I returned from having lunch with my daughter, a Sandhill crane was resting in the front yard. Sandhills frequent our neighborhood, so that …

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Christian Heroes

lady sitting in chair

I lost my patience with a client this week, and I later apologized. Yet, I hate that feeling that I have misrepresented God and my …

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Foot-in-Mouth Disease

older woman

Yesterday my husband experienced another lapse in memory and left his cell phone at home. This was not the first time a phone, or another …

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Look at Me

guy talking to another guy who is inside a car

When my children were very little, I discovered the importance of eye contact. This can result in behavior adjustment. Once past the age of nursing …

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Heart Tattoos

tattoo removal gun

While I was stopped behind traffic, I glanced to my right at an advertising vehicle in a parking lot. With a four-color photo covering the …

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Vision Boards

two women talking

On a January evening, a dozen women gathered to create vision boards to enhance our intentions for the new year. My daughter invited me to …

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