Look backward to move ahead

Look backward to move ahead

I worked at a toy store during my first years of college.  One day, I watched a little boy stray from his dad. Dad was feeding baby sister, and big brother was asked to wait on the bench with him. He promised his son they would go into the toy store as soon as...
It’s time to take a break

It’s time to take a break

What does vacation 2020 look like for you?  The cruise industry has been sending catalogs lately—for 2021.  The airlines are making adjustments—but I’m still not ready to get on a plane.  So, I’ve decided I need a good staycation. I need to rest, but,...
When Your Cup Runneth Under

When Your Cup Runneth Under

Do you sometimes feel like you view this world from the wrong side of the glass?  I watched the news and almost every story related to the death of Kobe Bryant. I found myself wondering about the others who were on the helicopter. Everyone’s life matters. Which of...
God Didn’t Need to Rest

God Didn’t Need to Rest

God didn’t need to rest. He chose to rest.  He wanted to set a great example for all of us.  But, as is typical, most of us don’t follow his example very well. We were created to sleep. Did you know there is a National Sleep Foundation?  There is an...
That First Fire of the Season

That First Fire of the Season

I peeked at the thermostat and shivered. It was 48 degrees on Saturday morning at Possum Kingdom Lake. So, I turned on the coffee and reached for the fireplace remote. A few minutes later, I sat quietly with my warm mug, watching the flames and enjoying every moment...