spilled milk

So it was 7:40 in the morning and students were filing into the school after eating breakfast in the cafeteria. In peeks a little girl with a sad look on her face who says, “Do you know where Mrs. C is?” I said I didn’t but I could help her find her. (She was looking for the school social worker for help with getting some clean clothes). “I spilled milk all over me,” she says. I said, “I can seeRead more

One day.

One day. One day at  a time. That’s a good slogan or motto. More than a motto, it’s a truth to hold on to.  This truth that we have this moment, this day, and don’t know what the next day will or will not hold is something that doesn’t need to be made light of. This motto, this truth, this slogan reminds us to focus on the now. I love Jesus’ words to “let the day’s own trouble be sufficientRead more

Castles in the Sand

I hadn’t been to the beach for awhile, so I just couldn’t pass up the chance to breathe in a little ocean air over Thanksgiving break while we were visiting family who live near the coast. Even just a little time at the beach was better than nothing, for sure.  My niece was ‘bored’, so she came with me and I’m so glad she did.We walked and talked and saw lots of people there who seemed to be getting their oceanRead more

One Step

  You know what I love? The simple truth that one plus one equals two. And two plus one equals three. And after awhile, adding one can be a thousand, a million, a trillion. The power of one. “The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” ( Lao-Tzu) You know what else? It ends with a single step. One step at a time. One plus one plus one…equals a thousand miles. Do you know why IRead more