Sing. Read. Work.

“Do not fight the thing in detail: turn from it. Look ONLY at your Lord. Sing. Read. Work.” ― Amy Carmichael,  I’ve found myself with that whole ‘furrowed brow’ look lately. I promise it’s not that I’ve been mad. (Even though one student today did try to ruffle my feathers a bit and I attempted to stay steady as a cucumber.) I had victory on the outside at least. No, I’ve not been mad…just deep in thought is a more appropriateRead more

a little bird watching

Busy day at the bird feeder today. It cracked me up because there was one bird that kept chirping away through the whole ‘meal’…’talking with its mouth full’ so to speak. She (yeah, I’m thinking ‘she’, lol) was quite demonstrative and the other birds seemed to watch and tolerate the interactions…and there were lots of them. I kept thinking of that quote ‘there’s one in every crowd’….or flock, that is. The birds flitted back and forth all morning. That is,Read more

plain and simple

I went for a walk on the beach this morning. Got to see that glorious sun come up. Plain and simple. There were no whistles or bells. No stage, no one telling that sun how to optimize the experience. It slowly peeked above the horizon as the wind and waves did their thing. But it changed the whole appearance of the waves and warmed the wind and just seeing it break through the darkness always does something for me forRead more