Violence and Perspective

Violence and Perspective

Like most people, I watch the news showing the rioters and protesters, and wonder what burning down businesses, shooting policemen, destroying historical statues and chanting, have to do with making our country more racially conscious and better. Those that claim to...
Praying for Parking Places

Praying for Parking Places

Does God care about the little things in our life, like getting somewhere on time, hoping a conversation with a friend goes well, a new job, sickness? He does. All those and more. I have a friend who asks her “Parking Angel” for parking places. It seems like trivia,...
To mask or not mask, that is the question!

To mask or not mask, that is the question!

There seems to be such a controversy over whether we are to wear a mask at all times, even when exercising. We all want to be sensitive to the feelings of others and to the mandates from our governor, which at this writing, are getting weird! You can go to Walmart,...
Letting Go

Letting Go

At the retreat I attended in November, we had a quiet time set aside to spend with the Lord and see what he would speak to our hearts about. I had been looking back at situations in my life: Money that was not spent well due to wrong advice, houses that have come and...
The Rose Garden

The Rose Garden

I was at a retreat and in my free time, wandered through the rose garden at the monastery where the retreat was being held. There were beautiful flowers all around me and their fragrance was a delight. I picked up a seedpod that was lying on the ground. All the little...
Family after the Fact

Family after the Fact

When I was working at the college many years ago. A group came to the campus and did a seminar on Living Trusts.  It was enlightening and at the same time very disturbing when they shared some stories of what happens after a parent or loved one dies. The formerly...