Marriage Blanket of Grace

“Their marriage was a blanket of grace that had been so many years in the making.” Home for Christmas by Melanie Wilber. I love that imagery. There’s something so cozy about curling up under a heavy blanket that provides warmth for the body and the soul. I read the quote to Jerry and asked ifContinue reading “Marriage Blanket of Grace”

Tune My Heart

For some people recent weeks have held visions of sugar plums dancing in their head. Not at our home. We were, and still are, full of Christmas cheer, and deep gratitude for the gift of Jesus.   But, when not thinking about Christmas words like Hulu, Netflix, Streamers, Sling and antenna have been bantered about inContinue reading “Tune My Heart”

God Doesn’t Waste Anything

God does not waste anything. While those exact words may not be found in the Bible, the concept is there. Over the last few months God has proven this in my life. I had the usual childhood answers to “what do you want to do when you grow up?” Nurse, teacher, etc. As I grewContinue reading “God Doesn’t Waste Anything”

Recliner Ninja

I’ll admit it. I am a recliner sitting American Ninja Warrior (ANW). I am captivated by that television show. Captivated, that is, to watch, not to participate. True Ninja’s and Ninja wanna-bes run across floating disks, climb salmon ladders, cross wingnut alley, open doors underwater and take on the warped wall. If forced to tryContinue reading “Recliner Ninja”

Don’t Forget Your Walking Stick!

Circle Bar B Reserve had been recommended to me by nearly everyone I’ve met since moving to Lakeland. People rave about the paths for walking or bike riding. Photographs fill Facebook with the variety of birds, plants, amphibians, and bugs that make their home there. Today my schedule and the weather allowed me to ventureContinue reading “Don’t Forget Your Walking Stick!”