Living Between Here and Eternity

Living Between Here and Eternity

A friend texted me one day while I was out-of-town and asked if I was writing.  My response was simple:  “I’m writing memories.”  My normal routine is to write here at least once a week but it’s been at least 3 weeks since my last post.  Life has interesting twists … A couple of weeks … Continue reading

Listening to the Wildflowers

Listening to the Wildflowers

My heart has heard you say, “Come and talk with me.” And my heart responds, “Lord, I am coming.” Psalm 27:8 (NLT) A few months ago I began  taking Baby Steps toward  wholeness and healing …healing from depression, anxiety and what I call ridiculous fears.  Many steps — some small, some large — but some of … Continue reading

After the Hallelujahs

After the Hallelujahs

When my Ramblin’ Man  and I first got married –back in the day! — I don’t remember being very anxious about anything.  Those were the days when I pulled frozen meat out of the freezer in the morning, left it on the counter, of all places, and cooked it up for supper several hours later.  Yes …I … Continue reading

Hosanna! Save us!

Hosanna! Save us!

If you’re on the 40 day journey to the Cross, we’re coming to the last  week of Lent and the Biblical calendar reminds us of that final  week before the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ–Holy Week .   Palm Sunday is a day of remembrance  and celebration.  It’s a day to remember and retell the story of  Jesus  riding … Continue reading

The Blessing in the Beatitudes

The Blessing in the Beatitudes

My Mom and I talk on the phone almost daily …from Alabama to South Carolina.  Being together in person is always the best but we are so thankful that we can do life together even if it is through a technological device.  Thank you Alexander Graham Bell!  We will love you forever! Conversations between Mama … Continue reading

Racism and a Season of Repentance

Racism and a Season of Repentance

  We’ve reached half-time in the Lenten season and it’s time to go into the locker room and get the pep talk to finish well, right!  What were the words again? …Repent …Refresh … and in the words of the Anglican Rector, Rev. Geoffrey Hatley at the Ash Wednesday service —“re-orient our life to Jesus Christ” …to focus … Continue reading

When You Need a Leap Day!

When You Need a Leap Day!

Turns out, we all need a “Leap Day” …a “Leap Year” to realign.  NASA explains it this way… “The reason for adding leap days to the calendar is to align the calendar year with the actual year – which is defined by the time it takes Earth to circle the sun. It is equal to … Continue reading

The Calling to the Back of the Bus {Revisited}

The Calling to the Back of the Bus {Revisited}

We’ve been celebrating Black History Month now for –well …almost a whole month!  I’m late to the party and sadly, I’ve been late both in “real-time” and in  too much of my “life-time”.  God is changing that.  He is changing me!  I’m still learning but I believe there has been movement in the right direction — the … Continue reading

I Have No Greater Joy

I Have No Greater Joy

The Apostle John already said it and I say a hearty “Amen” …”So be it”!  I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. 3 John 4  My husband, Roger, and I have been graced beyond measure with 4 children and one watching over us from heaven’s window. We … Continue reading