Category Archives: Love

Happy St. Paddy’s Birthday to my Daughter!

Who knew that over 30 years ago my husband and I would be blessed with such joy? Joy came in the form of the birth of our first (and only) daughter, Amanda Sue. Until the birth of a child infuses … Continue reading

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Suffering for Doing Good

Consider him who endured such opposition from sinful men, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart, Hebrews 12:3.   Yesterday in our small group Bible study class we talked about pain, suffering, revenge, and unjust treatment. We … Continue reading

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Joy-filled Birthday

This year was a big milestone. A really big one, the big 60! Oh my. To say it seems BIG, but to write it. Well, just seems bigger. But, you know, I’m okay with it now. A big birthday bash was … Continue reading

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Small, Small World

  She pauses with her white dog I walk past Attempting to clear cobwebs Re-fresh and Re-generate my brain I pause; then stop Together we chat Discovering we shared the same workplace Years ago Past memories surface Re-live old times … Continue reading

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Where’s your solitary place?

C.S. Lewis wisely points out that no one was busier than Christ. “Our model is the Jesus … of the workshop, the roads, the crowds, the clamorous demands and surly oppositions, the lack of all peace and privacy, the interruptions. … Continue reading

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Best Friends

“Best Friends. Slumber Parties. Cake. Presents. Secrets. Laughing 4 Ever!” – Mary Engelbreit I have the privilege of having several Best Friends. Admittedly, I am blessed. Friends from the past and friends from the present. Friends from past workplaces and … Continue reading

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S.O.S. call

Recently my husband Steve and I were forced to call the Coast Guard for a rescue. We’ve been boating for over 30 years and always relied on our own wits and resources to get us out of a jam. Not … Continue reading

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Book lover corner

“It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own,”—Arthur Conan Doyle. Anyone who knows me knows that I absolutely LOVE books. Fiction, non-fiction, memoir, mystery, funny & serious … Continue reading

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Each day is a gift

I echo this prayer written by James Dobson, “Father, each day of life is a gift, and we do not know when we will draw our last breath, may we live circumspectly, with eternity always in view, Amen.”  

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Happy Valentine’s Day !!

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