Footsteps in the Sand

This afternoon our family took a walk on the beach.  The sun was beginning its descent and casting it light off the waves as they came crashing on to the beach.  My DH and I enjoyed the water coming up around our feet as we walked.   Big D loved running to miss the waves getting his feet.  W sometimes […]

My Glasses

As I get older, I need to wear my glasses more and more.  In fact, according to the state of Tennesee, I  not allowed to drive without them on.   Lately I seem to have trouble keeping my glasses clean.  First I will put off cleaning them because I have better things to do or am not near my cleaning […]

Praying for a Yes

The other night I was sitting between a dear friend and her daughter as we were eating Yummilicious yogurt.   Even though I have known this friend for years, I just met her 14 year old daughter this week. In March, they had adopted this dear child from the Ukraine. For months, our family had been watching our friends’ story […]

The Mountain in Front of Me

I sat out on the balcony of the lodge where we were staying looking at the mountain in front of me.  My thoughts drifted back to last summer when Big D, my dear husband and a friend tried to scale the mountain but due to supper calling only made it about 3/4 of the way.  Then I smiled as I […]

No Holding Back

We are all lined up along the curved line waiting for the gun to sound.  The gun goes off.  We take off, jostling to get the best advantage.  I am a sophomore in high school running the 1500 meter race.  As I run the almost 4 laps, my job is to win, if possible, by keeping a fast pace. Not […]

Quotes-June 2011

My quotes this month come from the two books I am reading.  I am hoping that these quotes will not just be written down in my journal but on my heart and lived out. From Becoming More Than a Good Bible Study Girl by Lysa TerKeurst p.40 “If Satan can use our everyday experiences, both big and small, to cripple our […]