I love that, here in America, we set aside a day to be thankful for all we have and be grateful for our nation. Parents love to hear ‘thank you’ from their children. Cultivating a heart of gratefulness has to begin young – teaching… Continue Reading “Every Day”
How are you about receiving – gifts, praise, correction, criticism? For me, all of those are hard. For the sweet ones like gifts, I’m awkward, wanting the giver to feel special. For the hard ones like correction, oh I must admit I don’t like… Continue Reading “Receive It…”
How broken our world is. Tragedy is reality for so many. And for those who watch from afar, do our hearts break? In our own backyard do we not see how life is no longer precious – if it’s inconvenient. The unplanned pregnancy, the… Continue Reading “Breaking & Prayer…”
Remember being the new kid? So uncomfortable – lonely. Wondering if we will ever fit in. I’ve thought long and hard about borders. Volleying back in forth – thoughts like how can we sustain this and what can we do to help. Then I… Continue Reading “New Kid…”
I noticed the pool vacuum wasn’t moving, pulling it out I found out a little crab had been caught in the suction, blocking the way. I actually have crab clog now and then. Times when my heart knows the right words and attitudes, but… Continue Reading “Crab Clog…”
Ever help a turtle find his way back to water? A little soft shell guy found himself in the middle of my hot concrete driveway. He wasn’t moving. Ever since a turtle got hold of my son’s finger one summer long ago, I’ve been… Continue Reading “Right There…”
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