Category Archives: Life lesson

What If…?

My Acquaintance with Fear We lived five houses away from a canal and a very busy two lane road. Often times past my bedtime, my dad would decide we needed something from the store. Almost as soon as he left, … Continue reading

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So How Did I Get Blindsided…Again?

The day dawns and all is well. The morning sunshine floods the room and warms my heart. I hear the music of a favorite song and I begin to sing along. Even the day’s crowded schedule does not discourage me. … Continue reading

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Parched

I found this hard, dry, parched earth while doing some yard work. A thick plastic tarp had been put down to keep the weeds from growing in part of the garden. It worked. We had no weeds. But it also … Continue reading

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A Quiet Place

It had taken longer than usual to corral a classroom of 4 year olds on to the rug for morning circle time. I had a schedule to keep! There was simply no more time for complaints about picking up toys. … Continue reading

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He Cares

Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 It’s after midnight and the night is very calm. All I can hear is the constant fog horn on the other side of the hill. This … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

Sometimes I want to live where Dr. Welby makes house calls, where Jessica Fletcher solves all crimes, where Andy Griffith patrols our streets, where we can meet the Fonz at the diner, where MacGyver can fix everything, and where Mr. … Continue reading

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A Gift of Joy

The Lord looked down one day and saw His handmaiden who was downcast and weary and hurt. He began to speak gently into her heart. He encouraged her with words of strength. He breathed into her a desire to be … Continue reading

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