remembering to think

It’s important to think about what we’re thinking about. It’s beneficial to pay attention to what we’re paying attention to. So often we will find that we see what we seek. That’s why it made me smile to see a splash of green on the oh-so-very-gray morning this morning. Once I saw the green of Spring, the gray almost complemented it and wasn’t so bad…even on an oh-so-very-gray morning in our nation. I’m thankful in the midst of struggle, there’sRead more

Anchor

Storms Come. That’s what anchors are for… (Just a reminder for  a dear friend out there…and any one else who might need a friendly reminder…) Josh Garrels ~ Anchor of My Soul… “This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, a hope both sure and steadfast and one which enters within the veil…” Hebrews 6:19  Read more

…a few thoughts on ‘go-to’s…

Was sweet to be able to spend time with Chase a few weeks back. We walked and talked on the beach and then he started throwing shells as I took some beach shots with my camera.  He didn’t realize that he was the subject of the photos a lot of the time… And as I looked through the lens and watched him skip shells, well, it brought a huge smile to my face. I don’t even think he realized whatRead more

seeds

I planted some seeds in a pot today. The pot has seen so many flowers through the years, but most times, they’ve been the  pre-grown kind I just pick up at Wal-mart and stick in a pot. But these?  These little seeds are going to take a little time to grow. I took out the little hand shovel and dug a hole, put some seeds in and for now will wait to hopefully see some little sprouts grow. Impatiens seedsRead more

Whatever…

Amidst all of the crazy noise in today’s world, am thinking about thinking.  The whole “Whatever goes.” “Whatever you think.”   “Whatever I feel like.” “Whatever happens…” mentality of the day leads somewhere.  Am thinking…Nope, not for me because “whatever” leads to “wherever”. The path of least resistance has a way of leading in a downward spiral.  Nope.  “Wherever” is so not where I want to end up. So here’s a new (old) thought: “whatever is true, whatever is noble,Read more