Thankful Thursday

Sometimes we realize that we don’t know what’s just around the bend, just over the hill, or just around the corner in our lives. Sometimes we realize that. Sometimes we don’t. But I’m guessing that in the post March 2020 world, more folks are realizing that maybe life isn’t quite as predictable as we might have hoped. But maybe, just maybe, there’s a beautiful flip side to this unpredictability of the unforeseen future. Maybe, just maybe,we can learn to appreciateRead more

…a little solitude…

  So this one?  She’s at that place where there are lots of “life-changing” decisions.  There are lots of pressures to make the right choices.  There are lots of responsibilities and voices and people saying this and that, this and that and expressing their views.  And that’s all well and good for a time. I mean, it’s true.  But there are some things that we need to remember amidst all the voices and the noise of a world that oftenRead more

Weekly Photo Challenge ~ “Vivid”

Well, this week’s weekly photo challenge sure is timely.  “Vivid”is the word.  It is timely because this little guy is graduating from high school today.  But what is vivid in my mind? This image of him starting kindergarten literally feels like it was taken yesterday.  I can remember the missing tooth, the USA baseball shirt, the backpack and the flowers blooming on the front porch.  Yesterday.  Time goes so fast when you’re looking back. But at this stage for him….whenRead more

On Being 17

Path behind. Path ahead. Making decisions for the future based on the right now. Praying he prepares well for what’s ahead, and cherishes the what’s behind, and enjoys the moments right here, right now. I know I am. Enjoying this moment, that is! UNC Wilmington Trip with Chase Kure Beach, North Carolina April 2014Read more

Daily Prompt Challenge ~ “Future”

I believe there is Hope to be found in desperate places I believe there is God who is there when we see no trace of Him I believe there is peace That is truly beyond Comprehension I believe there is God I believe I believe there is Light That can shine in the darkest hour I believe there is grace That has all-transforming Power I believe there is hope That will certainly not disappoint us I believe there is GodRead more