new shoes

In the past month or so both of my children have needed and were bought new shoes. The shoes fit and they like these shoes but it seems they forget to wear their new shoes. I don’t know if it is the habit of putting on their old shoes or what. We will be out doing errands and I will […]

A Bad Hair Cut

Here is how it happened… I had been needing a hair cut for a few weeks and drove by this walk in place and decided to go in. My instincts told me to walk back out but since I wasn’t feeling very patient, I let the first available stylist cut my hair. Somehow it just didn’t come out anything close […]

Living a Life of Grace

This morning I just finished reading the biography of Ruth Bell Graham. I was encouraged and challenged by her life. She grew up as missionary kid in China and then went to Wheaton College where she ended up meeting her husband Billy Graham. Ruth’s life was filled with supporting her husband, raising her children and showing grace to all those […]

DTR

Some of you may be asking what does DTR stand for. Well, when I was in college it meant “define the relationship.” A couple would be dating or doing things together for a while and then one half of the couple would want to know if they were both thinking the same thing about their relationship.  Were they officially boyfriend/girlfriend […]

What’s in a name

I don’t know if you enjoy the Psalms or not but in different stages of my life I have gravitated to their words and found in them peace and comfort. This year in Bible Study Fellowship, I was challenged to examine the Psalms more deeply and to use them as a part of my daily prayers. As I read the […]

In For Repairs

This past September I was without my car for about 5 days due to some carelessness on my part backing out of a parking spot. I couldn’t believe that my “little scratch” would take that long to fix. Getting my car fixed was frustrating. It took too long and messed up my schedule. I was on someone else’s timetable. Not […]