So much going on in our world today: wars, famines, drugs, sex trafficking, inflation, financial uncertainty – and much more that makes us fret or fear. For some, they huddle, retreating more and more from society. A valid response given so much hate and… Continue Reading “Very Near”
I’ve noticed that when we – all people – experience heartache, illness, tragedy, loss – our tendency is to feel like no one gets it. Like we’re the only ones who have experienced this. We retreat inside ourselves and, at times, nurse the hurt… Continue Reading “Not Alone”
I’m either hot or cold when it comes to completing a project. When it goes well, I tend to go all in and work at it til it’s done. But if there are issues, if it’s not turning out right, if it’s taking too… Continue Reading “Finished”
Do you know me? We may know the grocery store clerk from seeing her weekly, but we know little about her. We know our children’s spouses, but we don’t live with them, so we know them only to a certain extent. A ‘best friend’… Continue Reading “I Know You”
Funny how we all ‘see’ things differently – especially those under five. Grown-ups see from experience. Little ones, with a mere few years, tend to be more literal and view life and circumstances only from a concrete view. Recently cousins 2, 3, and 5… Continue Reading “Modeling”
Quiet, very few days are quiet around here (especially lately with some major tree trimming). The sky is clear blue and a soft breeze tickles limbs with green shoots appearing. In Florida, spring is underway. A theme I find in various places throughout the… Continue Reading “Be Quiet”
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