Differences are Great

If I were to describe my family I would start by dividing us up into two groups, “the doers” and “the thinkers”. Two equally fascinating...

Enough Is Enough

I heard a quote which was attributed to Joseph Heller, author of Catch 22, “I’ve got something he can never have…the knowledge that I’ve...

A Phone-a-Phobe And Her Child

Around our house the phone is for quick texts sent to remind that bread and peanut butter are low, that work is running late, that the...

Oh, For Longing.

There is longing in each of us.  It takes many forms.  Gets us moving forward or standing still, frozen by its hopelessness.  Longing can...

Books as Haven

I wander around from room to room, carrying one under my arm, as if I will have time to read it while I vacuum, while I pick up clothes,...

Cupcakes Are (Not) Wonderful

I love nothing more than to see this happen. I know it means so many little cogs are rotating and synapses are sparking inside those...

Knowing Things May Be Overrated

It’s not that I’m not attempting to keep current, I read the papers. I try to use my brain for more than just meal planning. And I...

You’re Scaring Me

I’m not saying these things aren’t true, a lot of them are. I’m doing the best I can, cutting out some things here, reusing other things...

Texting…I’m so confused

Recently I heard a segment on the radio addressing our nations problem with spelling. Due to the myriad technological outlets, we have...

Just a Ray of Hope

I heard a guest pastor preach on faith, once. Okay, I’ve heard lots of pastors preach on faith. But this sermon was directed at me. ...

In the deep

Some days are not like others. I wake up and sense a difference, in me, my surroundings, life. On these days I want to stay in bed. ...