Lessons from Putt-Putt

It was such a pleasant evening. Double date with new friends. Not too hot out. Clear skies. Great food and conversation. A nice walk in the park. Then, putt-putt. You know, miniature golf. Okay, now I have to tell you – mini golf isn’t my favorite. It’s a simple, yet frustratingly difficult game. I like…… Continue reading Lessons from Putt-Putt

Victory Song for the Hard Day

Fair warning … this post is a mini-Bible study. 🙂 You know that moment when you read a familiar passage of scripture and a verse leaps off the page and smacks you in the face? Look at me now! Psalm 46 starts with the verses familiar to many of us because it was set to music.…… Continue reading Victory Song for the Hard Day

Of Sea Creatures and Kings

Sea creatures are fascinating. The little octopus held me captive while visiting an aquarium and I stared at it for several minutes. At the same time I shook off the willies that sent chill bumps up the skin of my back. How can something so alluring be so repelling at the same time? Touching a starfish and…… Continue reading Of Sea Creatures and Kings

Of Brooding and Nesting, Roosting and Resting

Have you ever felt like life just needs to stop so you can focus on the problem at hand? You reason, if I could only take some time to think about what’s going on and what I’m going to do about it, then I’d feel better. If only I didn’t have so many other things…… Continue reading Of Brooding and Nesting, Roosting and Resting

Just When I Think I’ve Heard it All

Some days I sit and stare at my Bible and devo book. Mmmhhmm – my mind practically dismisses the familiar passages. I’ve heard all this before…. I find myself skimming the words of the prophets, poets, and apostles as if they were just another blog post or article. I am used to being enticed and entertained…… Continue reading Just When I Think I’ve Heard it All

Record Keeping

  Several years ago, my husband and I attended a marriage retreat with couples from our church. One of the key points many of the women came away with is the fact that women are historical in nature, while men tend to be event-oriented. Normally, I shy away from putting men and women in completely separate…… Continue reading Record Keeping