It’s Been Said . . .

Sometimes a few well phrased words can speak more than paragraphs of prose. I hope you enjoy some of my favorite marriage quotes. A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.  Dave Meurer My most brilliant achievement was my ability toContinue reading “It’s Been Said . . .”

I Left Him

Alone. For one week. In his back up wheelchair that is not retrofitted for him to drive his van. So now he is homebound too. How could I leave him like that? He told me to. I offered to cancel my travel and stay home. He said no. He knew I needed this time away.Continue reading “I Left Him”

Thank You Brother

The sermon being preached from the stage was full of truth.  Yet in the back row of the auditorium a very different sermon was reaching deep into my heart. I find it difficult to go to church alone, and this was one of those days when I had to do just that.  Strike 1 againstContinue reading “Thank You Brother”

Here, There and (not quite) Everywhere

That title sums up my experiences of the last several weeks.  It went a little like this: I took some time off the grid.  It was my vacation before my vacation!  I have a feeling that this will become a part of my regular routine.  Refreshing is the best way I can describe that time. Continue reading “Here, There and (not quite) Everywhere”

To Life!

In 1984 then President Reagan wrote an order proclaiming the 22nd of January (or the nearest Sunday to that date) to be Sanctity of Life Sunday.  The particular date was chosen as it corresponds to the anniversary of the Roe v Wade decision. Typically in Christian circles this day focused on the unborn.  In my earlierContinue reading “To Life!”

Behind the Scenes

Sometimes I feel like this is all I see of God’s picture for my life. I have a friend “Renee” who has a very real need in her life and the deadline to have this need met is rapidly approaching.  She is anxious about when and how God will answer.  Many of us are prayingContinue reading “Behind the Scenes”