Imagination: the faculty of forming mental images or concepts of what is not actually present to the senses. I have a vivid imagination. Most of the time, it’s a good thing, like when I’m reading a good book. I can easily get lost in the story and become the character. Right now, I’m reading a … More How Imagination Is Helping My Worship This Easter
Have you ever caught yourself complaining about something when you really didn’t have a good reason to complain? Especially in the current state of our world? I have, I’m ashamed to admit. Deep In The Heart Of Texas – Waco I visited Texas last weekend with two close friends. It was our annual “get away … More It’s All Relative: Why Compassion Is Better Than Complaining
A Word For The Year Happy New Year! Are you heading into 2022 with hope and confidence or with fear and uncertainty? After the past couple of years, I wouldn’t be surprised if it were the latter. Sometimes it helps to choose a word, quote or a scripture passage to focus on during the year. … More How A Birthday Blessing Became My New Year’s Word
It’s that time of the year again. We’ve just celebrated Thanksgiving, the day set aside to reflect on all of the blessings of our lives. It’s not just a day though, is it? Doesn’t it seem like our thoughts go to the things we are grateful for every November? As I reflect on Thanksgiving 2021, … More Seven Things I Am Thankful For In 2021
Hi Friends! I’m back! If this is your first time reading my blog, you probably didn’t even know I was gone. But, if you’re one of my regular readers, you may be wondering where I’ve been the past three weeks. Instead of my blog posts there were only crickets — or cicadas this year. Why … More Why I Need To Join Procrastinators Anonymous
Wow. What a year! It has been the longest year and the shortest one at the same time. It has definitely been a year none of us will ever forget. It has changed us. When the World Shut Down I remember clearly one year ago today — March 13, 2020. It was the day the … More Eight Lessons I Learned During The Lost Year
My husband and I started a new tradition during these months of pandemic — Pancake Saturday. I don’t remember exactly when we started it, probably in May. I’m sure we were growing weary of the lockdown and wanted to do something different. The following Saturday, I made pancakes again. After the third Saturday morning, we … More The Problem When You’re Missing An Important Ingredient
My eyes opened to the darkness of the room. It was the middle of the night and, once again, I was wide awake. It was a common occurrence; because of my age or because it was 2020, who’s to say? Thoughts In The Middle Of The Night And as was typical, my thoughts started … More Have You Prepared Room In Your Heart This Christmas?
2020 – What a Year It’s been a hard year, hasn’t it? It’s not like any year we have yet experienced and hopefully not like any we will experience again. Now, it’s the week before Thanksgiving. I’m sure that when this pandemic started back in March, none of us anticipated we would still be in … More Finding Things To Be Thankful For
Giving and Receiving Imagine giving your child a gift. You have put a lot of thought into this gift — it’s the perfect gift for them at this time in their lives. They take the gift from you, untie the ribbon, carefully pull back the wrapping paper, look at the gift . . . and … More Are You Thankful For The Gift Of Your Life?