Letting Him Lead

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 This week I began grad class number five, which prompts a pace of full steam ahead until the final assignment is submitted seven weeks from now. As history tends to repeat itself, most likely by week four I will again question my sanity. Taking classes in addition to a regular work schedule and…

Restlessness

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 It always happens after completing a high-pressure project, turning in the last assignment for one of my seven-week grad classes, or wrapping up an intense writing contract. Restlessness. I don’t know what to do with myself. I’m tempted to call this scenario the black hole syndrome. It’s akin to falling into…

An Easter Acrostic

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Early morning shed its light As she rushed to the tomb. She Saw the grave stone rolled away and Thought his body, moved. But her Eyes opened in belief when angels Relayed truth: He bore the cross He conquered death He arose; His appearance, proof    THEN   Mary wept and…

Off The Grid

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Because I’m not a cold weather fan, I spend most of the winter season holed up indoors yearning for fresh air and sunshine. It’s the warmer temperatures of spring that finally lure me beyond the four walls. Outside, my senses work overtime to absorb the springtime emergence as the forests come alive,…

A Toast ‘Em Pastries Flashback

February 21, 2017 “Hey, stay here and get the lunch meat. I’m gonna grab some chicken,” I said to my youngest then turned to walk away. “Do they have good chicken here?” she asked. Her question stopped me in my tracks. “I don’t know. If they don’t, I won’t get any.” Leaving her at the…

31 Women of the Bible – A Book Review

January 24, 2017 This month’s book review focuses on the B&H title: 31 Women of the Bible. 31 Women of the Bible provides short vignettes (one and a half pages) of information about each of the 31 women, and concludes with The Takeaway and Food For Thought (three questions). While the Food for Thought questions…

Seeing More than Skeins of Yarn

  January 17, 2017 Most people will never personally know this man or his work. A behind-the-scenes kind of guy (and yet somewhat of a low key Michigan and Internet phenomenon) he is not one to let neither his age nor his health keep him down or hold him back.1 In fact, in spite of…