The flippancy of love

If one went solely by what people said these days, an alien visitor to the planet would think that everybody loved everybody. Or that loving was easy and came naturally. Or that loving occurred whether you knew a person or not. EEEEN. Wrong. To love another is mostly a choice one makes. For sure there…Read more The flippancy of love

High Praise

Hello, peeps and peepettes! I’ve been long gone, haven’t I? Turns out the death of one’s grandmother has many effects. All good now though. Happy to be back on the blogging scene. Missed you all! Did you have a nice Christmas? A nice entrance into the new year? I sure hope so. Hey, let me…Read more High Praise

Relearning civility

For the last few weeks, the pastor at our church (let's call him M, shall we?) has been talking about topics that “no one wants to touch from the pulpit”. In short, he decided to take each week to speak on hot-button issues – at least the ones plaguing our day. He went from immigration…Read more Relearning civility

What everyone needs to know about taking the high road

The very thought of “taking the high road” triggers two kinds of responses. On a good day and when one doesn’t have any difficult person that immediately comes to mind, the response is easy: “Of course we should take the high road whenever possible! It’s the right thing to do.” However, for the person who…Read more What everyone needs to know about taking the high road

Not good. Not good at all.

For everything that God created, He declared it all good. Genesis 2:18 is the first time God says something is “not good”. And what was He referring to at the time? Adam’s aloneness. “It is not good for the man to be alone.” So, that was what He noted with regard to Adam. It is…Read more Not good. Not good at all.

Beauty or bust

I was impacted recently by the life story of an actress from the 40s and 50s. I absolutely stumbled across the movie/docu and I’m ever so glad I did! I both learned new things and was reminded of other equally vital truths.   First off, she was literally stunning. I am a woman, and I…Read more Beauty or bust

Out of control toddler??

Today, we need to talk about a special person. This person knows no boundaries. Or, sees them, but then does without them. Allow me to explain.   Life with my toddler is about living beyond a box. Whatever box you picture in your head. How do I know this? I invite you to do an…Read more Out of control toddler??