Today was a day of frustration and sorrow and anger and faith. My son got a call that his father died this morning. I was on the phone finding out that his transmission in his car was dead when he came in holding his phone, his face white and eyes wide. I felt the shock run through me with the… Continue reading I still believe
I watch the news this morning from Las Vegas and like millions around the world I prayed. Many people only pray during times of disaster. We pray in the face of evil. It seems more and more that evil is outpacing good. It's easy to think that evil people will prevail. It is often easy to… Continue reading The athletic hero
It was only after the conversation ended did the inspiring witty reply find its way to my tongue. Once again I lost the battle of wits and lay bleeding, secretly embarrassed and kicking myself for being too slow on the draw. I hear those words about having a battle of wits with an unarmed opponent rattle in… Continue reading Who’s laughing now?
50 miles away Oregon is burning. The last count was 33 thousand acres. Homes are gone and evacuees wonder if life will ever be normal. No, it won't. It will never be the same. It never is the same. But, a new normal can bring a peace when one is called to overcome the… Continue reading Hurricanes will not prevail.
Have you ever had something of value that you didn't know was valuable until it was gone? It is odd that the value of some things grow exponentially when it is no longer in our grasp or within our reach. "you don't know what you've got till it's gone" is a common phrase. Regret, loss, sorrow,… Continue reading Daily Prompt: Priceless
I sit here in Salem Oregon and it is almost time to join millions watching the sun get eclipsed by the moon. I'm in the path of totality. I was sitting in church yesterday and thought about the eclipse. There is an eclipse that happens daily in the lives of billions on Earth. It's the… Continue reading Eclipsing life
Ugh. Another daily prompt that is Glaring me in the face reminding me how many days have stacked up like 20 dishes in the sink. Twenty words I didn't write about. I wish I could think of a Spicy story involving a Carousel that goes around as we Amble thru life. But, alas, I can't think… Continue reading Don’t remind me.