Throwback Thursday: BEYOND THE CLOUDS (June 2021)

Driving down the highway yesterday, a sudden surge of brake lights caught my attention. It wasn’t an accident or traffic which caused the sea of bright red to appear. It was hard rain, which seemed to come out of nowhere, catching all of us by surprise. The sky had a few clouds scattered throughout it,Continue reading “Throwback Thursday: BEYOND THE CLOUDS (June 2021)”

Throwback Thursday: Let the Wind Take Hold (2017)

Our minds are like the tallest tree where the heaviest and strongest winds test the strength of the branches. Our thoughts are the many leaves attached to each branch. Some thoughts gladly let the wind take hold of them and send them either soaring in the rush or floating gently down. There are those others,Continue reading “Throwback Thursday: Let the Wind Take Hold (2017)”

The First Blog Piece I Ever Wrote (April 23, 2016)

WAITING BY THE PHONE How many of us, both women and men, remember sitting by the phone waiting for that person we liked to call us?  Sometimes, I admit it, I even picked up the receiver to check for a dial tone just to make sure the phone was actually working.  Looking back, it’s funny,Continue reading “The First Blog Piece I Ever Wrote (April 23, 2016)”

Throwback Thursday: LISTEN (Lent 2017)

“for gaining wisdom and instruction;    for understanding words of insight; for receiving instruction in prudent behavior,    doing what is right and just and fair; for giving prudence to those who are simple,    knowledge and discretion to the young— let the wise listen and add to their learning,    and let the discerning get guidance— for understanding proverbs and parables,    the sayings and riddles of the wise.  TheContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: LISTEN (Lent 2017)”

IN EVERYTHING: A Reminder that God Cares about the Little Things too

As I am reflecting on the last week of the awful weather here in Texas, I find myself crying tears of praise and thanksgiving. My family and I have so much to be thankful for. We only lost some branches off a few trees. We did lose power, but were able to find ways toContinue reading “IN EVERYTHING: A Reminder that God Cares about the Little Things too”

ASH WEDNESDAY

Genesis 3:19; Isaiah 61:3; Psalm 103:13-14 “He did not enter by means of the blood of goats and calves; but he entered the Most Holy Place once for all by his own blood, thus obtaining eternal redemption. The blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkled on those who are ceremonially unclean sanctify them so that theyContinue reading “ASH WEDNESDAY”