How to Deal With Disappointment

Now that things have opened up in my state, people are gathering enthusiastically to do the normal things they enjoyed pre-Covid. Restaurants are busy, bars are three-deep, standing room only, and coffee establishments are allowing people to sit and enjoy their favorite brew. Our local coffee house has returned to offering live music one evening…

Bad Things Come in 3’s

My grandma, Nini, always told me ‘bad things come in threes.’ Throughout my life, I’ve seen the truth of those words. Just this week, I’m reeling from the news of three different crises. The friend of a work colleague, and one of our customers, was in a horrific motorcycle accident yesterday. He and a utility…

I Quit!

“To Whom much is given, much is required.” Luke 12:48 This Scripture verse carries more truth than one might think. Jesus was teaching his disciples to be ready for His glorious return, but the verse can also be applied to our lives today. As I grew from childhood to adulthood, my parents increased my weekly…

Words

How much time do you spend thinking about a specific word that will carry you into a new year? I never used to have just one defining WORD. Until four years ago. I was impressed to meditate on the word ‘fearless.’ Much of my energy is spent worrying about the what-ifs. I take a situation…

When Did I Become My Mother?

Have you ever passed by the mirror, and a quick side glance makes you stop and ask, “When did my mom get here?” With a shock, you turn face forward and realize you’re not looking at your mother, it’s you in the mirror. Especially now, as I’ve decided to let my hair grow in naturally…