ANTICIPATE. Anticipation. To Anticipate. Looking forward to. A joyful longing for. Hopeful expectation. Waiting with baited…baded…bated (pick one) breath. These are just a few phrases used to describe the one word that to me implies a future moment of something good, profound or exciting. What one does not anticipate are delays, denials, being sidelined, talked… Continue reading Anticipation
FRESH. Fresh is a word associated with many good things. Fresh fallen snow. The smell of fresh rain. Fresh baked bread. Fresh coffee. Clothes fresh from the dryer just to name a few. What happens when over time what once was fresh, new and exciting becomes stale and commonplace? Boring even. How do you make… Continue reading A fresh wind
We are all somewhere in between something. A beginning and the end. New and old, Life and death. Some time ago I found myself in this place of somewhere in between. My heart and my life had went through a series of difficulties, a couple of heart wrenching losses of loved ones, some markedly painful… Continue reading Somewhere in Between
Our family went on vacation just this past week. We were in desperate need of a recharge and reconnect. Our lives had been full of busy since the last time we stopped to go anywhere and we were feeling like weary travelers in a foreign land. My husband made a recent change in his ministry… Continue reading Beach lessons
What if that one thing you said or didn’t say caused someone to choose death over life? What if that one time you chose to ignore someone and didn’t include them caused them to turn from God? What if how you treated someone in front of others caused them to stumble and fall in their… Continue reading What If…
On the third trip to the pool store hearing the same question for the third time, “Is your water green or blue” Is it cloudy or clear”? I was a bit miffed. Actually, miffed would be an understatement for how I felt at that moment. I had taken in sample after sample of water for testing and… Continue reading Is your water green or blue?