puddle full of sky

This little puddle reminded me of something today… that sometimes, looking down can lead to looking up… Sometimes, when we’re a bit downcast, we can be reminded of blue skies. Thankful for puddles in life that reflect and remind of the truth that we’re not meant to keep our eyes downcast.Nope. Not at all. Oh, and here’s another thought. See that tree in the reflection?  See the leaf and acorn in the puddle? They all represent a different stage inRead more

Thankful Thursday

These are just a few images from this week.  They capture  moments in time in the span of a few days. As I looked at them I kept thinking of how amazing it is all that is packed in a moment, a day, a week, …a lifetime. I mean, when you think about it, it’s amazing what even one day can hold. My day began with some good books, coffee and this… It’s been a full week. I’ve been onRead more

…a few thoughts on preparation…

As many of you are probably aware, the East Coast has had a bit of a storm this week. Hurricane Florence made her presence known and hit Wrightsville Beach on Friday.  (Have I mentioned my son that goes to UNCW lives on Wrightsville Beach?…He can see the ocean from his balcony (or roof as he often does, and feel the wind and ocean air every time he walks out the door.)  I even  have some visuals of his place.  (GotRead more

morning thoughts…

We wait in hope for the Lord;     he is our help and our shield.  In him our hearts rejoice,     for we trust in his holy name. May your unfailing love be with us, Lord,     even as we put our hope in you. Psalm 33: 20-22Read more

Wordless Wednesday

  Wordless Wednesday       The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases. His mercies never come to an end. They are new every morning. Great is thy Faithfulness, O Lord.  Lamentations 3:22-23Read more

difference…

  Serenity… can be… “acceptance of what you can’t change courage to change the things you can wisdom to know the difference…” (Reinhold Niebuhr) Serenity can also be… just taking a walk and having eyes to see the beauty all around that needs no changing. Thankful for that. Yep…thankful that no matter how many things there are that might appear to need changing, that there are so many more things (and things that are so not ‘things’, as in people)Read more