My favorite place to sit has always been on a bench.  If I see one, I want to sit there and see the view and watch the world go by.  Benches are placed in strategic areas usually because there is something beautiful to observe. Time seems to stop for me sitting on a bench…….but we … More LIFE IS FAST!


The only true way to know the current state of our souls is to get alone with GOD and ask HIM.  Taking the time, whatever that looks like for you, is important to the health of your soul.  If we don’t seriously take these precious times to heart, it will lead to this…… UNLESS WE … More SOUL MINDFULNESS


Recently my neighborhood walk took me to a particular street and as I rounded the corner and looked at the cars parked in a driveway, one car’s back windshield said in big bold letters:  LIONS NOT SHEEP. These three words can be taken a number of different ways, but I was struck by the inference … More LIONS NOT SHEEP


Are you a mountain person or a beach person?  Both have their amazing beauty, both made by the hand of GOD.  I am drawn continuously to the work of HIS hands……are you?  Gazing upon the ocean or looking up at a summit peak makes one realize that there is SOMEONE larger than ourselves.  All of … More OUR HIGHEST AUTHORITY


Oh how we pray for patience!  We learn over time that it is the one thing we probably shouldn’t pray for because we know we will always blow it! How often I fall short of patience, how often I will in the future and I continually ask GOD for forgiveness on this one.  When I … More PATIENCE REFINED


First I want to thank you for all the well wishes posted here for safe travels for us to Lake Havasu, AZ and Zion, Utah.  The views were breathtaking and soaking them in was good for both of our souls! So how is the state of your soul right now dear one?  Like me, you … More THE GREAT EXCHANGE


We are planning a trip to Utah……we leave today.  And since I will be gone this next Tuesday, I am planning on just a small break.  Honestly, all my free time on vacation will go to reading and writing.  And so I will miss you here, but know dear reader, I haven’t forgotten you! It … More A NOTE FOR YOU


If only I had seen that coming!  How often have we said this?  Sometimes life changes on a dime and sometimes there are unforeseen tragedies, surprises and events.  Are we taken by surprise?  Of course we are! How often we wish we could see what is coming around the corner………but do we really want to … More LIMITED SIGHT