Letting Go – Taking Hold

.. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, Philippians 3:13 As our grandson wrestled with learning to paddle board last summer we were all treated to a comedy of errors. One moment he was up smiling triumphantly, the next tumbling off to the peals of laughter from…

Odd Socks Day!

This year March 21 is Odd Socks day. Why not wear socks  (Not just black and brown) but of wildly different colors to support Down’s Syndrome children and their unique gifts. It is time for us to stand up and stand with them as the special gifts of God that they truly are. If you…

A Child’s Christmas

Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the reign of King Herod. About that time some wise men from eastern lands arrived in Jerusalem, asking,  “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star as it rose, and we have come to worship him.   Matthew 2:1-2 NLT As a part of focusing on the…

Breakfast with Great grandmother

When my mom passed away she left us no money but lots of paperback Agatha Christie mysteries. She also left a few odds and ends of furniture from my great grandmother. My sister took home the stone sundial from the garden and I ended up with an old cherry side table. Besides the table which…

Eternal Returns

I got short changed at the farmers market. I lost my leys in the parking lot(I think). We went through the train museum at a run and I am still a little sore from surgery. What a great day! But if I had spent the day alone and come home with my keys my money…