Present: How Doc Teaches Me to Walk the Walk

Doc, On the Job. April, 2014. A Lesson In Walking In Faith Some days I think my dog, Doc, is better at shining a light than I am. (And no, thank you, I do not plan to engage in a debate about whether dogs have souls or whether our pets will join us in heaven. I […]

Weekend Reflection: Present

Ready for a Rainy Day.  In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps. Proverbs 16:9 (NIV) It’s the weekend. Around here we remove our shoes and tour the stillness.  Start with Sandra Heska King’s Still Saturday. While you’re there, take a look around at Sandy’s gorgeous new digs, by the way. Then head […]

One Word: Present

Sawyer, Focused. Yona, Guam: December 25, 2013. Farewell, Plan Q I’m known for my efficiency. People sometimes use words like “organized” and “strategic” to describe me.  They’re right. I’m good at juggling family, career, writing–all of it. And it costs me dearly. I’m always thinking two steps ahead, conjuring a contingency plan. If Plan A washes out, […]