Back To School Already? Simple Things Empty Nesters Don’t Know

It’s that time of year again — back to school.  The only reason I know this is because of all of the first day of school pictures on my social media feed the last couple of weeks. Those, along with the posts of the moms and dads taking their freshman to college for the first … More Back To School Already? Simple Things Empty Nesters Don’t Know

What’s So Significant About Grocery Store Flowers, An Egg And A Widow’s Mite?

A Simple Gesture of Love The two men looked slightly out of place as they waited in line to greet the widow at the front of the church.  They wore their work clothes and carried bouquets of flowers wrapped in cellophane, the kind you purchase at a grocery store.  When they finally got to the … More What’s So Significant About Grocery Store Flowers, An Egg And A Widow’s Mite?

Five Important Lessons I Learned Working In My Yard

I’m not a gardener by any stretch of the imagination, but sometimes, when I’m out in the yard with my dog, I’ve been known to pull a weed or two.  There’s something therapeutic about pulling those pesky invaders out of the ground.  As often happens, life lessons come to me from this simple activity. A … More Five Important Lessons I Learned Working In My Yard

How Technology Surprised Me On The Road To Damascus

Who Needs Technology? I have a love/hate relationship with technology.  Sometimes, I sound like the older generation I used to roll my eyes at when I was younger.   “Why do we need so many television channels?” “Why do I get so much junk email?” “Why have we become so tethered to our smart phones … More How Technology Surprised Me On The Road To Damascus