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Famous in a small town.

I have a confession to make. It might make you shake your head in wonder about me, but here it goes… I love American Idol. I can’t help it. Something about it draws me in every single season. Each year I find myself sitting… Continue Reading “Famous in a small town.”

Faith is recognizing there are two sides to every story.

My desire to read the entire bible, every word, cover to cover has me on a new journey. Sometimes sitting and reading can be difficult with my schedule so I listen as this handy app I have reads to me. This week I find… Continue Reading “Faith is recognizing there are two sides to every story.”

When being a loser of things helps you find the most important thing!

She comes as we’re having lunch today a bit frazzled. Seems she lost her driver’s license and she can’t figure out where it is. She’s been in my life since I can remember… my friend’s mom. I’ve eaten her meat dishes (that’s any casserole… Continue Reading “When being a loser of things helps you find the most important thing!”

Giving thanks in the face of fear might just leave you barefoot.

Morning breaks over the hill and I whisper, “Thank you Lord.”  Giving thanks is more of a habit than it used to be. Practice brought me to this place… began with a mom who reminded my toddler self again and again, “What do you… Continue Reading “Giving thanks in the face of fear might just leave you barefoot.”

Stepping through fear… you’ll be surprised where you might land.

I’m intrigued by Esther. An orphan raised by her uncle, taken to the palace to be groomed for the king. She was a wise lady despite her young years and she listened to the king’s servants instructions. She found favor with all those she… Continue Reading “Stepping through fear… you’ll be surprised where you might land.”

When making duck gumbo reveals true love.

When we first married I would have told you my husband loved two things… fishing and baseball. I myself didn’t care for either one. Both, to be honest, seem a little dull. Both include a lot of waiting. Every once in a while there… Continue Reading “When making duck gumbo reveals true love.”

Shifting Perspective

The son steps up to speak at the dear one’s funeral.  His choice of scripture fills me with dread.  Oh I have read it…and picked it apart.  I have thrown my hands up and said, “There is no way!”  I have yearned to be that… Continue Reading “Shifting Perspective”

When something you’ve done most of your life feels crazy new.

Its the first day of the new year and I’m always excited when this day comes. I’m all about new!  Yes, I admit I do like new things, but that’s not the new I’m talking about. I love, love, love new beginnings. The adrenaline… Continue Reading “When something you’ve done most of your life feels crazy new.”