I usually like my mornings to be quiet, but some days I need some music. Here are a few of my favorites with a morning theme for early activity. “Lovely Day” - Bill Withers“10,000 Reasons” – Matt Redman“Good Day Sunshine” – The Beatles“Good Morning” – Mandisa and Toby Mac“When the Red, Red Robin Comes…” – … Continue reading What’s Your Morning Playlist?
Daylilies have one day to shine. One day to show what they were created to be. One glorious day. This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 I pray that in this new day, this new week, you can accomplish those things that are … Continue reading Carpe Diem (short post)
(NOTE: I have edited this post several times to remove what may have been considered objectionable content. I am appalled by the violence we see daily, but primarily see it as a spiritual issue. Please read further for more explaination.) Did you know that another school shooting occurred yesterday? Of course we are saddened and … Continue reading Another Incident
I enjoy working in my yard during these perfect Spring days. Summer is coming soon, and the unbearable Gulf Coast heat and humidity will limit my desire to do what needs to be done. So for now, I'm enjoying the weekly changes and surprises as different flowers are in bloom, and long-forgotten plants are springing … Continue reading Come With Me to the Garden
God gives us what we need. It's just not on our timetable. The problem is, I don't even know what I really need sometimes. Maybe I'm just dense. The arc of my learning curve is way longer than I expected. It seems to be taking a long time to "get my ducks in a row." … Continue reading Rubber Ducky You’re the One
I recently attended the Blue Lake Christian Writers' Retreat for the third year in a row. In my first year I was overwhelmed with information, but excited about entering a new field. Last year, I absorbed more and met several of my goals.. This year's retreat helped me to clarify my purpose and direction. It … Continue reading Blue Lake Christian Writers Retreat
Going Forward, Looking Behind In my first post, I stated my intention of posting at least once a month. So much for good intentions. You may have heard that saying, "We plan. God laughs." Actually, following up on plans has never been one of my strengths. I'm more of a seat-of-the-pants kind of person. It … Continue reading Watching the Wake