Monthly Archives: April 2011

A Parable of Smelly Shrimp

Yesterday, I went to get  shrimp from the freezer.  No shrimp. Thinking perhaps I’d not bought the shrimp after all; I fixed something else for dinner.    The day I’d (thought I’d) bought the shrimp, I’d taken advantage of a great sale at Wal-mart.  … Continue reading

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The Busy Tool

Life is busy, when I’m doing one thing, I’m thinking about what else needs to be done!  I know satan wants to keep me from developing a personal relationship with the Lord.  The tool for his plan is busyness. To defeat his … Continue reading

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Calvary, The End of the Beginning

Easter is a special family time; going to church together and having everyone over for dinner.  It’s a time for photo taking and memories. Who doesn’t have a photo of ‘me’ with ‘my’ Easter basket? And of course there is … Continue reading

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Like Having Fish Lips

My toddler grandson spent the day with me. I was trying to get my make up on while paying attention to him bouncing on my bed–. Finally, I got all my STUFF on. As I was getting in the car, … Continue reading

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Remember Two Important Words

My grandson is at that age where everything is a question. Every answer I give in response to his question he counters with, “But—“.  Our lives are full of ‘buts’.  Every thing we do has consequences, whether good or evil.  … Continue reading

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Make a Shout Out!

We were at a swim competition with our 8 year old granddaughter, Ally.  While the young swimmers were warming up before the competition, our son in-law was talking with another parent.    Suddenly, he stopped mid-word and took off running!  All the … Continue reading

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Love, Engraved by Hand

One of my memory devices is to write on my hands. Of course, I don’t use my “handy reminders” for random thoughts. I just write important stuff on my hands. I do this because my hands are most often in front of … Continue reading

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