Rooting for Change; In My Yard and My Heart!

An oak tree stood tall in our front yard, planted by the builder nearly three years ago. This was the standard tree most of our community received. As the neighborhood grew, so did concern about how invasive and troublesome the oak tree roots would become.   One of our neighbors offered to oversee a treeContinue reading “Rooting for Change; In My Yard and My Heart!”

What’s Your Secret?

On a recent trip to another city, I checked in to the hotel while Jerry was unloading from our van. Miss V, the front desk clerk, recognized my name from an earlier phone call and greeted me warmly. I asked if I could see the room before completing the paperwork. Even though a room isContinue reading “What’s Your Secret?”

It Doesn’t All Fit. . .Or Does It?

After experiencing his own disability, a friend commented, “Disability alone is a part-time job.”           I’ve done time studies in the past, with little success. Because my word for 2021 is focus I knew this was something I needed to try again. To move from frenzy to focus, I had to gain control of myContinue reading “It Doesn’t All Fit. . .Or Does It?”

Breaking the “I Love You” Ice

“I wish there were someone like Joan in Indiana.”             Jerry prayed those words as he returned home from a disability ministry conference we both attended. I was blissfully unaware of his thought or prayer as I flew home to California.             For six years we attended the same gathering. After the meetings, a groupContinue reading “Breaking the “I Love You” Ice”