Listen!

Your own ears will hear Him.  Right behind you a voice will say, “This is the way you should go.” Isaiah 30:21 I was sitting at a red light.  There was no trying to beat it-the light was RED, not yellowish but RED.  So, I, being the law-abiding citizen that I am, came to a …

Things That Don’t Belong

My phone was ringing.  Caller ID let me know it was the school.  However, I wasn’t concerned.  Calls from the school were not unusual. I was certain one of my boys had forgotten something. I was wrong! There had been an accident in Ag class.  As the mother of two boys, let me tell you, …

Together

“Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor and can help each other succeed.”Ecclesiastes 4:9 KJV and NLT The weather was perfect!  The sun was shining, the winds were low, and the seas were calm.  We had planned this trip for weeks and were excited the day had arrived.  …

“I Am Proud of You!” Love God

Several years ago, my dad sent a single pink rose to each of my sisters and me.  He did this on HIS birthday! Yes, His birthday. Attached was a simple card that read, "I am proud of you. Love, Dad." I still have this card, along with some others he has sent me over the …

The Ladies’ Room

Photo credit: Jamie Glawson It had been an exciting day in the Texas Hill Country which we decided to conclude with dinner on Austin’s Congress Street and coffee at Mozart’s.  The pie was highly recommended. It was crowded but the opportunity to sit a moment was welcomed.  Before ordering my coffee, I decided to take advantage …

A Full Sink, An Empty Tank

The dishes taunted me from their place in the kitchen sink.  Both sides were filled to capacity and some dishes sat to the side, resting on the counter top, too large to fit.  I was exhausted!  It had been a day!  As a matter of fact, it had been a weekend.  I had been on …

Examine the Bones

There is an old African Proverb that says, "If I stand tall, I'm standing on the shoulders of those who have gone before."   Booker T. Washington put it this way: "We are standing on the bones of those who have gone before us.  It sometimes behooves us to examine those bones."              Examine the Bones.   …

The Great Pretender

But God's Amazing Grace has made me who I am! And His grace to me was not fruitless.I Corinthians 15:10a TPT Monday hit me in the face like a ton of bricks hurling through unrelenting gale force winds.  It tossed debris my way in rapid succession as if in anger.  I set my face like …