The glory – of the One and Only – the One from the Father, it shone all around them – those shepherds long ago, the earth is full of it – the Light of the world… And now it is to us to… Continue Reading “The Glory…”
I haven’t met anyone who doesn’t like remembering — remembering their childhood, remembering crazy things they did, remembering a loved one, remembering God’s faithfulness, remembering how things used to be… It is fun to watch the animated faces as people recall and often… Continue Reading “the Violas are back…”
I have a favorite chore: laundry. I don’t understand why people don’t like doing laundry – you put it in the machine that cleans it, you pull it out of the machine that dries it… No other chore is that easy – guess… Continue Reading “Fresh Pillowcases”
Next year I will…, kind of like ‘tomorrow is another day’ from Gone With the Wind… The Stories of Our Lives is so much more… Your story, my story, the 90 something story, sometimes even the story of a 10 year old, is… Continue Reading “Next Year…”
Go ahead, stomp in the puddle… Why not? It’s the stuff thankfulness and this time of year (really any time as far as I’m concerned) is made for. Puddles to splash in with bare feet or rubber boots. Heading into the holidays we… Continue Reading “Thankful Mudpies & Puddles”
Ordinary doesn’t exist – I have never seen an ordinary sunrise, an ordinary dragonfly, or ordinary child… Have you beheld an ordinary starlit night, heard an ordinary thunderstorm, gazed into ordinary eyes, felt an ordinary kiss? How about an ordinary ocean wave, black bear, or geyser? Even in… Continue Reading “EXTRAordinary…”
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