Weekend Reflection: Unquenchable

Happy Anniversary, Rich. Here’s to deeper and deeper. 6 Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm, for love is strong as death, jealousy is fierce as the grave. Its flashes are flashes of fire, the very flame of the Lord. 7 Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it. If a man offered […]

My Tongue Still Smolders

I’d Like My Speech to be This Beautiful. The Taming of My Tongue, Part TwoIf you’ve been reading here for a while, you might remember the tale I shared back in March about my bout with thrush, of all things, and how it helped me work on a sinful habit: unkind speech. [Yes, I know […]

Olympic Gold

Mom and Me. Note the Cheez-It Box in the Background. August, 2008. A Medal in Grief “We did NOT watch the Beijing Opening Ceremonies from my parents’ living room!” I’m indignant at the suggestion, and I can’t figure out why. I’m sheepish, too. So I apologize to my husband for my poor manners and trace the […]

Godspotting Birthday Giveaway!

Go Ahead, Use Sticks on Those Bongos. It’s a Birthday Celebration! Grandson Cadence, 2008.  Three Years A-Blogging Tomorrow marks Godspotting‘s third birthday. To celebrate, I’m giving away a copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Here Comes the Bride: 101 Stories of Love, Laughter, and Family. An odd selection, you say?  Maybe so. But you see, […]

But First, a Nap

We Should Have Napped on Saturday. Photo by Don Segien, Jr.  The Incredible Sweetness of Being, Part Ten Do you think of rest as a reward? What if, instead, you valued it as preparation? How would your schedule change? How might you change? I propose that we rest first. Begin well. What could that look like? I started this year with […]