Conversations in My Kitchen

While we are all taking care of one another by staying home, I’m recording some virtual conversations in my kitchen. They are short. You won’t have time for a full cup of coffee, but you might get a sip of hope and encouragement. Drop by my Facebook Author...

How Zoom Saved our Day

Yesterday afternoon, I drove an hour to a grocery store that offered curbside pickup. I wouldn’t have to get within six feet of anyone! Unfortunately, they were out of some of the important stuff. Today, I took advantage of early-morning Old Lady Hour at our...

Take Ten – Ten Minutes to a Better Day

So, here we are, Dear Reader, in a New Normal. Mine is quite silent, with no human interaction for about twelve hours a day. I had already become accustomed to that with our job changes this year, and I mostly love it. Especially since I knew I could always pop into...

Why We Wear Green

  It’s Happy St. Patrick’s Day next week. If you think this day is about drinking green beer and eating corned beef and cabbage, you may have missed a few details. The story begins when sixteen-year-old Patrick was captured from his father’s farm in Britain...

How We Grieve

Death is wrong. I don’t know if you realize that, Dear Reader. But in the beginning, there was God. And He intended for us to live forever. Perfectly in love with Him. Perfectly in harmony with one another and the world. That didn’t work out, of course. We...

Stay Safe and Be Strong

Current news stories remind me that even in this age of empowerment, women can be quite vulnerable. Here are a few of my favorite steps toward safety and security while we are taking our place in the world – courtesy of the many law enforcement officers in my...