Monthly Archives: July 2011

Got Directions?

Not being a ‘music’ person, I struggle with even simple things that have to do with singing.  However, I do my best to participate the best I can; even though I often have to watch those around me to know … Continue reading

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A Safe Place

While at the doctor’s office; I was fascinated by a book titled, The 100 Most Dangerous Things in Everyday Life by Laura Lee. The book was very worn so it was obviously well read. It revealed some amazing facts about … Continue reading

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I Double Dog Dare You!

Have you ever overheard two kids challenging each other on the playground?  “Do it!  I dare you!  I DOUBLE DOG dare you!” Perhaps, that should be our challenge to each other as we pray? As I was praying and giving … Continue reading

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My Answer Is—

It seems whether I’m just cleaning up or doing some serious rearranging, there is one question that begs answer.  “What do I do with ‘this’?”  Stuffing it all into a box, I shove it onto the closet shelf and have … Continue reading

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You Get A “Do Over”!

Today, as I watched kids playing ball, I saw a young boy swing his bat and miss. He then quickly proclaimed, “Do OVER!”  To his relief, his team mates let him have the ‘do over’ and he did hit the ball … Continue reading

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When Stuff Seems Really BIG

  So, how’re you doing? Are you feeling a little down lately? Do people irritate you? Are your finances stretched to the wall; the car needs fixed, and you haven’t had a vacation in—wow, can’t remember WHEN?    Are you always … Continue reading

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Who Is That Man?

One day, my Dad and I were walking at the mall.  An unfamiliar gentleman came up to us and engaged my Dad in animated conversation.  After talking for a few minutes, the man encouraged my Dad to stay in touch … Continue reading

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Hush. Be Still.

When I was a kid, my aunt had a close friend, Mary Elizabeth.  Everybody called her Tony. Tony had the gift of gab; she could talk faster than anybody I’ve ever seen in my life!  She talked so fast that … Continue reading

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The Power of a Sandwich

  Every morning, when my kids were in school, I packed them a lunch.  Not just any lunch but a lunch covered with prayer. School, even then, was a place of worldly influence and often persecution for kids who went … Continue reading

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Why Did Sister Jones Run?

  As a child, I sometimes visited a Pentecostal Church with a friend. There was an elderly lady, Sister Jones, who, sometimes would jump up, wave a hanky, scream “waaho”, run down the aisle and keep right on going!  Only … Continue reading

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