where ya land

So I love the saying, “Bloom where you’re planted.” But my thought today?  It is simply ‘Grow where ya land…’  And this rogue Sunflower mustering up one little petal as it takes root in the gutter and reaches toward the sun…well the visual sums it up pretty perfectly. And it made me smile and inspired me and even gave me a little courage. I could write volumes on my thoughts…but will spare you of the unabridged version today… Yeah, sometimes,Read more

Through

Elisabeth Elliot, Christian author, speaker passed away yesterday.  But she always knew she was just passing through.  Decades ago, she wrote a book called Through the Gates of Splendor . It is a book of courage.  It is a story of tenacious and compassionate faith that moves people to serve Christ and go to the “ends of the earth” even if it means never coming back.  It is a story of missionaries who love well, serve well, and do not cower  andRead more

Daily Prompt ~ Sports

I’ve seen him get knocked down a thousand times, but he always got back up. Bruises, banged up bones, muscle soreness, and even concussions would not deter his determination to get the ball into the end zone. It was always about so much more than a game. It was about tenacity. It was about teamwork. It was about using unique gifts and abilities of each player to reach a common goal. The surface goal was to win the game. TheRead more

Word of the Week Challenge – Vibrant

A sea of business suit-clad men were walking on the busy sidewalk during rush hour on a New York City street. Amidst the hustle and bustle of the serious business world emerges a father holding the hand of his son. Bright reds, greens, blues, and the Signature “S” on the back of a cape stands out in the sea of black and brown. He had a spring in his step and yet held tightly to the hand of his Dad.Read more