. . . the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people. Nicholas Sparks, The Lucky One Thunk, thunk, thunk. The rhythmic percussion of the knife on the wooden cutting board is a meditative addition to the quiet Christmas Spotify playlist music coming through the Bose speaker. I’m
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere! Dr. Seuss, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Oh WordPress, what have you done? I expect that by the time I hit the Publish button I will have figured things out, and all will look the same for the reader; but
But the blessings and promises of God . . . emerge from a real-life story that also knows that we live in a broken world and some days are tough. Scot McKnight, The Blue Parakeet: Rethinking How You Read the Bible I’m joining in with a group of writers for Five Minute Friday where we’re
No long-term marriage is made easily, and there have been times when I've been so angry or so hurt that I thought my love would never recover. And then, in the midst of near despair, something has happened beneath the surface. A bright little flashing fish of hope has flicked silver fins and the water
Cut my pie into four pieces, I don’t think I could eat eight. Yogi Berra Sometimes, you go to Costco (in the middle of the afternoon in December, of all things) to get something and, as you’re walking back to the car, your husband has an idea. You put your purchases in the car, turn
Glory to God in the highest Glory to God evermore Good news, great joy for all Melody breaks through the silence Christ, the Savior is born! Jesus, the love song of God! Jesus, the love song of God! Chris Tomlin, Midnight Clear (Love Song) I’m paying for a small purchase in the, surprisingly, quiet store.
It turns out to be the kind of Sunday afternoon I wait for all year. It’s cloudy after church so, instead of going out to take photos as we thought we might, Gerry switches on the fireplace and we curl up for the afternoon with quilts and books. The only thing that would make it