Have you ever been met with an inconsistency that defied explanation? My husband and I once bought a case of packaged drinks that claimed to contain 100% fruit juice. But when we opened the package, the individual cans said they had “Natural Flavoring”. We were intrigued! So my husband called the 1-800 customer service numberContinue reading “QUESTIONS”
I’ve discovered there are two types of people at the dog park: The ones who are horrified that you don’t do something about your dog’s disgusting behavior, and the ones who say, “Don’t worry. They’re dogs, and that’s what dogs do.” Finding the middle ground with wisdom is my goal. Presently, our dog Dandy hasContinue reading “EMBARRASSED”
I can tell people sometimes think I am long-winded by their glazed eyes and staccato “yeah, yeah”s, but I prefer to make myself clear by way of an example. Kind of like a parable. I wonder if people got impatient with Jesus. He often used parables when trying to get a point across. On theContinue reading “STORIES”
“Every living being deserves respect, but children, animals, and the elderly deserve protection.” Someone commented this and I considered the words carefully. I often hear that respect must be earned and I ask myself, “Do I respect every living being”? How can I respect a person who does heinous things on purpose, or harms peopleContinue reading “RESPECT”
Thirty-one years ago, after two weeks of sobriety in a treatment program, while watching the 700 Club with Pat Robertson on television, I chose this day to come to Jesus in complete submission, and on my knees, humbly admitted my sinfulness and asked for forgiveness. Jesus welcomed me with open arms that were full ofContinue reading “THIS DAY”
Exploration calls for digging much deeper than the surface, and truth be told, I still would rather explore in the pages of a book than on a keyboard.
In my youth, I never considered gray hair to be a good thing.
Lately I’ve been having trouble sleeping. For the last two weeks I’ve been waking up around 3:30 AM and having to get out of bed to go to the restroom. I try not to because I know I’ll not go back to sleep, especially since the alarm is set for 4:05 anyway. So I’d lieContinue reading “MORNING PRAYER”
Stewardship: the job of supervising or taking care of something, such as an organization or property. I looked this word up because I want to be a good steward of the resources and gifts that God entrusts and blesses to me. The more He gives, the more responsibility we have to use and take careContinue reading “Wisdom in Stewardship”