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

think time

So, I’ve been trying to ‘de-clutter’ the house in my spare time.  I could expound on that statement for days regarding the clutter, the trying, or the spare time.  But I’ll spare you all that conversation. What I do want to share is one of my little findings.  It was a letter written by one of my sons and it made me laugh and think and cry and all of that wrapped up into one.  But more than anything else,Read more

At Day’s End

So here’s the thing. You watch a movie. There are the ups and downs, twists and turns, moments of laughter, tears, moments of wondering how things are going to turn out and thinking there’s no way a situation can end well. And then? The end of the movie. The beautiful ending where all of the pieces come together and you see where things have been leading all along. It’s a happy ending, a hopeful ending, one that leaves you withRead more