Vermin Alert! Little Things, Big Consequences

Scene One: One mouse, scurrying across the floor. That’s all I saw at first. One tiny mouse that brought on a foreboding disproportionate to its own minuscule size. It’s amazing how much damage one mouse can do, I thought to myself. It’s amazing how one mouse can soon become two. Scene Two: Premonition becomes reality … More Vermin Alert! Little Things, Big Consequences

The Christian Battle

Children always offer a fresh perspective, and it can be especially interesting when hearing their perspective of YOU.  I’ve heard many descriptions of myself from my children.  A couple of my favorites are that I’ve been aged at 100 years old on a kindergarten Mother’s Day questionnaire and I’m supposedly famous, since my picture is … More The Christian Battle

The Best God Recipe

I rarely watch television, but I have to admit that the Food Network is dangerously tempting for me.  If I allowed myself to slip into television stupor, I’ve no doubt that I could sit for hours watching the competitive show, Chopped.  However, not only would much of my time then be irrecoverable, I would almost inevitably … More The Best God Recipe

Pressed, Not Crushed

Life is full of challenges.  I’ve faced many, and I wish I could testify that I stood up to each one with full confidence, free of any doubt, discouragement, or self-pity. There’s always next time, right?  As it says in 1 Corinthians 3:18, we are changed “from glory to glory” into the same image of … More Pressed, Not Crushed

Reset

I am a runner.  Well, I run . . . occasionally.  I once entered a Hard Charge event for a new and “fun” experience.  It was a little over four miles with 30+ obstacles and lots of mud, mud, mud.  To ensure that I survived this experience, I figured I should train a bit more … More Reset

A Seed Well Sown

There is a path I used to walk with fields on either side, and wildflowers that grew amongst the tall grasses.  On one particular day, I was walking with my oldest daughter.  We hadn’t covered much distance, since my daughter’s passion for bugs meant frequent stops to inspect milkweed and any other thing that moved.  … More A Seed Well Sown