Several weeks ago, SharpShooter (my husband) was unloading groceries from the car when a bedraggled cat walking down our snow-covered country road caught his eye. It couldn’t be – could it? “Pippie, is that you?” Upon closer inspection, stooping down to the dirty, scruffy feline, he realized it was indeed, Captain Pip! Years ago, fifteen… [Read More]
This photo illustrates exactly how I felt this morning, minus the dreadlocks, when I sat down to spend some time with my Three Best Friends – OVERWHELMED! I had my coffee, my basket with all my reading material and as I settled in, I bowed my head and said, “Lord, there is just so much,… [Read More]
people were created to walk not straddle
What do Velcro™ and the New Year have in common? Allow me to explain! The other morning I was having coffee with my Three Best Friends and I was pondering on the quote “people were created to walk not straddle”, and walking into a brand new year. I was telling God that I would not… [Read More]
HOPE – it keeps my heart beating!
But I’m stuck like a dope with a thing called hope, and I can’t get it out of my heart! Cockeyed Optimist by Rodgers & Hammerstein (South Pacific) This past Sunday was the first Sunday of Advent – in our church we lit the candle of HOPE, ushering in the Christmas season when we celebrate… [Read More]
my life as a wind chime!
…for in Him we live and move and have our being. Acts 17:28 The Heavenly View Book Club recently read The Shack, by William Paul Young – I have read this book three times and each time something else jumps off the page and hits me in the heart in a profound way. The story… [Read More]
it’s the little things
When all is said and done, it’s the little things that make our world the way we want it to be. I have been pondering on the little things that I am so very grateful for. This past weekend I went to a friend’s house and it is filled with beautiful antiques and loveliness! When… [Read More]
he will make me walk on my high heels!
Though the fig tree does not blossom, nor fruit be on the vine. Though the labor of the olive fail and the fields yield no food. Though the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herds in the stall…Yet I will rejoice in the Lord I will joy in the God… [Read More]
the origin of my hope
It was a busy Thanksgiving morning, my mother-in-law, my husband and I were in the kitchen doing holiday things when the phone rang. For as long as I live I will remember that call. My dear friend’s son had been heinously murdered in West Palm Beach, FL. I ran to the building adjacent to our… [Read More]