I'm the kind of person who skips to the conversation when reading a book.


“I’m so sorry,” the vet said, both before and after she put Trinity, our 15 year old cat, to sleep. I really hadn’t expected it to hit me the way … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

1 Peter 3:3-4

I wonder if I would be having this much anxiety about my dress if I hadn’t had a recent comment on my blog that said (among other negative things), PS … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Small Talk

“I hate small talk,” I said, and our counselor called me on it. “What is small talk?” she responded. What is small talk? It was a harder question that I … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Great Quote

“Like butter thinly spread…” Yes, this will turn my head — A quote that I can picture in my mind. “Suppose you were an idiot, And elected –” (oh, how … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · 9 Comments

Prayer Shawl

“Did you hear about _______?” The word spread like wildfire through the small town.  First licking at a few loose tongues, then spreading rapidly and heartlessly through the community. I … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 5 Comments

Gandalf and Soccer

“Remember when we went to see ‘The Lord of the Rings’ together and I couldn’t watch it?” I asked Brandon. We were watching a soccer game, one in which Finley … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 2 Comments


“Chloe, you need to wait,” her mom said as she slid into the water. One of the fun things I did over the summer was helping teach a mommy-and-me preschool … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 15 Comments


I revised my creed again last week.  A reminder from a friend set me to putting that reminder into the creed I say every morning. Saying a creed (“I believe…”), … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 3 Comments

High School

“Some people just make me feel like I’m back in high school,” Sue said to me. We were working in the concession stand for a girls’ soccer game. The boys’ … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 2 Comments


“What are you working on?” I asked Brandon. He was sitting around playing with letters on a piece of paper. “It’s a jumble,” he answered. “Ashley and I make jumbles … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · 12 Comments

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