I like making lists, so in honor of the new season, I’m sharing my list of summer fun and beauty between the bookends of Memorial Day and Labor Day. Take a look and see what you add...Read More
Standing among trees that are taller than tall, I had the distinct feeling of being smaller than small...Read More
On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus...Read More
What is your favorite sound? Maybe it’s laughter, a loved one’s voice, a violin, an “I love you”, or something else. Last weekend, I went for a walk and found a sound I didn’t know I love...Read More
The text came in one morning over the holidays: “Want to go to the Mill?”
My daughter, a high schooler, was at her favorite coffee shop reading, and I was at home working. We were texting about our plans together that afternoon. So far, we’d decided to grab a bite to eat and go shopping for a new comforter for her room (50% off After Christmas Sale!).
And now she was asking if we could also go to a nearby park called the Mill...Read More
The For Sale by Owner sign caught my eye as my good friend and realtor, Wayne, drove down the street. He was telling a great story, but I wasn’t listening. I was looking in the side mirror, trying to see the house we had just passed.
We'd planned to check out another place in the cul-de-sac, but now that one didn’t interest me. I asked him to go back.Read More
Have you ever been so moved or inspired or awe-struck by beauty that you wanted to become part of it? If you’re anything like me, a stunning sunrise or sunset can stop you in your tracks. There’s just something about seeing the sky on fire that grabs and holds my attention like nothing else.Read More
Q: I feel like I’m moving through a dull, gray fog. How can I add more beauty to my life?
A: My life has been dull and gray at times, too--almost lifeless. Here are a few ideas to get you started.Read More