THE SWEET SOUND OF BLESSED ASSURANCE

It was a Sunday. A getting up early, pouring coffee, reading the morning paper, and touching up my husband’s shirt for church kind of day.  It was riding in the car, pulling close to the curb, entering the church, hanging up coats, sitting, praying, singing, listening, praising, and worshiping the Man I love, and who loves me even more, in […]

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IF I HAD KNOWN THEN WHAT I KNOW NOW

It is the day after Easter, and I am sitting at the dining room table sipping a cup of hot tea, thinking about the holiday weekend.  Easter Sunday was everything I had hoped. Celebrating the resurrection of Christ, then spending the afternoon with my family around a table laden with delicious food, memories, laughter, and enjoying the precious commodity of […]

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FINDING PEACE AMONG THE PAIN

For the last ten weeks,  my heart-felt as if a thick fog had taken it hostage, allowing only sadness to escape. I found myself having a tough time sleeping, often waking up throughout the night, thinking about the things I wanted so desperately to change, then realizing it was beyond my ability to change them.  Concentrating on just about anything […]

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DEAR MOMMY AND DADDY

Dear Mommy and Daddy, I had the best day at Gigi’s house today! First, we had a bite to eat. I liked the pieces of apple that Gigi gave me. After lunch, she put my little sweater on and off we went. Every time I visit Gigi, she tells me about the his-tor-y of Nazareth. Today, we walked up the […]

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GUESS WHAT DAY IT IS?

Guess what day it is?  We hear that question on the television at least once a week, as the talking camel walks through a busy office. Wednesday, hump day, the middle of the work week, when employees start thinking about Friday. This story is about people. Happy people. People who are sad and prickly people.  I am sure dear reader […]

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PEACE FROM THE MOURNING DOVE COO

For the last three days, two Mourning Doves have visited me. The first day they meandered on my driveway, sauntering together like a couple enjoying a spring day. On the second day, they explored the yard stopping for a bite to eat at the feeder. Always together, always loving and caring towards each other. Today one sat on the deck […]

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