Heavenly Coincidence

“Is she the woman with the southern drawl?” I asked my friend as we texted back and forth, “the one with diabetes whose glucose monitor beeps every once in a while in class?” “No..” came the next bubble, “that’s not her-that’s Mary*, Faye*’s kinda quiet, a snowbird– she’s doesn’t live here year-round.” “The one with…

When following your dreams has you veer off “track..”

If you are above a certain age, John Tesh needs no introduction. That perfect hair, those sleepy eyes, that smile, that voice..remember? And then suddenly he wasn’t on Entertainment Tonight with Mary Hart anymore..he just disappeared.. or so I thought. I just got done reading John’s recent book: Relentless. It’s his life’s story and it…

“It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life..”

This is the completely un-retouched, gorgeous sunrise that greeted me this morning when I walked out the front door with our dog. I immediately thought of the Michael Bublé lyrics..”it’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for me..” And yes it is. Last night we watched a wonderful one hour…

#1 On My Bucket List!

There I was, standing in a paper “gown,” staring out the picture window at the beautiful view waiting for my dermatologist to come into the exam room.  At one point, a fisherman motored by in his boat to pull up traps spaced along the dock.  Maybe the traps were nothing but a ruse so he…

Hope and Heresy..

Want to make someone really angry? Tell them that you have hope. Having hope of any kind these days is considered foolish, extremist, reckless, politically motivated or proof of some form of intellectual, or moral, deficiency. Hope is viewed as a dangerous “gateway emotion” that will surely lead straight to a Covid block party with…

What did you do when it got dark?

Our pastor reminded us recently that this “season” of darkness will eventually end and when it does, we will look back and ask ourselves who we were in this moment. Did we speak peace into chaos? Did we spread hope or despair? Did we reach out or point fingers? Did we step up or pile…