Keep Thinking!

Excellent Improvement. No New Technology Necessary. The world needs your bright ideas. Honest. Yes, I know. We live in an era of astounding technological and scientific advances. Detection and microsurgical correction of birth anomalies? Sure thing. In utero? Yup. In fact, fetal microsurgery is old news. This article, for example, was printed back in November. Of 1992.  The mobile […]

Another River, Another Prayer

The Ocean Calls Her Rivers Home. Oregon, 2014.  Another Thin Place Does fresh water, running towards the sea, stretch a place thin*?  I’ve written before (more than once) about Laity Lodge and the tranquility that inhabits the air on the campus along the banks of the Frio river.  Last week, my husband and I visited Oregon to watch […]

Mother’s Day, Solved.

Mom Broke Her Arm–Roller Skating–Just Before She Became a Grandmother.  Heartmending and Remembering I dislike this coming Sunday only because I loved, adored, and truly liked my mother. Some days I fear I will become violent if I see one more commercial reminding me to remember Mom. Emails taunt me with offers to send her flowers for […]

Weekend Reflection: Delighted!

My Own Little Dream Come True (This verse gives me pause, because we’ve all had times, haven’t we, when the desire of the heart eluded us?  But today, I choose to rejoice. ) Delight yourself in the Lord; And He will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4 (NASB) It’s the weekend. Around […]

Weekend Reflection: Fear Not!

Cadence and Me, Conquering the Stairs. Christmas, 2008.  There were sheepherders camping in the neighborhood. They had set night watches over their sheep. Suddenly, God’s angel stood among them and God’s glory blazed around them. They were terrified. The angel said, “Don’t be afraid. I’m here to announce a great and joyful event that is […]