MAY FAVORITES

Five months have gone by, but there is still almost seven months before this year is complete.  The month of June has just started, and there are characteristics we will reinforce and behaviors, we will cement.  Now is a good time to look back and review the past five months.  Do we really want to…

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DEAR CLEO…

Dear Cleo, I am sitting here, in my favorite space, listening to the birds and the noise of the early morning commute, in the distance. The rain has subsided for the moment but may too soon, return.  Wow! Nineteen already!  How quickly the years have flown by.  I remember like it was yesterday, the doctors…

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PERFECT PARENTING!

Last Sunday was Mother’s Day.  During the service, our pastor said no mother is perfect. Never a truer statement has been said! What qualities then should a perfect parent possess? I asked the girls to describe their perfect parent,  Anna said I was her perfect parent (such a sweet girl), Cleo (of course) gave some…

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IT IS TIME!

This morning, Benny said that there are many things in our lives we cannot control, time is one of them.  All life is hinged on time.  Genesis 1:3, 4 says God created light. He separated light from the darkness.  He called the light; day and the darkness; night. And thus time began.  We eat at…

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APRIL FAVORITES

Can you believe April is almost over?  That’s four months into the year! What were your goals for 2017?  Are you on the path to accomplishing any of the goals?  Did you have a plan to accomplish it?  Very little is achieved without a plan.   Of course this plan has to be flexible, adjustable.  The…

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NEW AGAIN

Oh, for a thousand tongues to sing My great Redeemer’s praise, The glories of my God and king, The triumphs of His grace! I know I have said it before, but I love spring.  It is possible that spring may be my favorite season.  The temperature is reasonable; not too hot, not too cold. I…

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BECOMING HIS TAPESTRY

By definition a tapestry is a fabric consisting of a warp upon which colored threads are woven by hand to produce a design (Dictionary.com).  The colored threads are a makeup of the roles, events, the circumstances and situations that have been my life. These threads are being weaved by the Master Creator or by me.…

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MARCH FAVORITES

This is the last week of March already.  Can you believe it?  Then you blink and it’s Christmas.  What has the past three months brought to your life?  How have you responded to the lemons, the Lord has allowed?  There are very few things, we can control in our lives, but we do have control…

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BLOOM WHERE YOU’RE PLANTED

Yeah! Spring is here at last, although it may not seem like it, move over winter, spring has arrived! We took Anna to scout out a college, (please, Lord, slow down the time!),  while there, I noticed this caption, ‘Bloom where you’re planted’, written on the wall. The Resident Director said for a few students,…

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