Monthly Archives: November 2011

Heigh Ho! It’s Christmas Time Again!

I love Christmas.  I love everything about Christmas–the lights, the tree, the cinamon-cented pine cones, the colorfully wrapped packages, the carols, the candles–ah, the candles.  As much as I enjoy the holiday, when it comes to gift giving, I am … Continue reading

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I Will Fly

I made my first solo flight at the age of six.  Poised at a the top of the flight of stairs leading to the parlor, I extended my arms and leaned forward.  Sure enough I could fly–for a second or … Continue reading

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Morning Revery

Dear Lord, “So far today, I’ve done all right.  I haven’t gossiped, lost my temper, been greedy, grumpy, nasty or selfish.  I am very happy about that, aren’t You?  But in a few minutes, I’m going to get out of … Continue reading

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This Little Piggy Didn’t Go to Market

While listening to the preacher’s sermon about the time Jesus cast demons out of two demoniacs and into a herd of swine, our elder daughter Rhonda leaned over and whispered, “That’s the first recorded case of deviled ham.”  From that … Continue reading

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Seven Human Body Parts God Loves

If Proverbs 6 lists seven things God hates, what seven things does God love?  To find out let’s rephrase the verse. Here are six things God hates                      Here are six … Continue reading

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God’s Comfort Food

I was speaking (Men preach; women speak.) to an audience of approximately 1500.  It was my final presentation at the end of a long week.  Waiting in our car outside the auditorium, my husband who was suffering from a stomach … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Nothing

If a cow laughs, will milk come out her nose?  If there’s a speed of light, what is the speed of dark?  While traveling in a car at the speed of light, what happens when you turn on the headlights? … Continue reading

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Oh Wow! Oh Wow! Oh Wow!

When creative inventor Steve Jobs died last month, he left behind a legacy of genius that forever changed his world–our world.   Always curious about life’s possibilities, his nimble imagination saw beyond what was and is, to what could possibly … Continue reading

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Life’s Little Messes

All too often, our long-hair tabby cat named Pepsi coughs up fur balls in the middle of the night.  I awaken to hear her choking and know that if I don’t immediately clean up her mess, I will step barefoot … Continue reading

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The Bigger Bully Stick

As  seven-year-olds, Patty (my very BFF) and I were terrified of nine-year-old Tommy Collins.  We’d be playing in my backyard, when Tommy and two of his friends would appear in the alleyway and throw stones at us.  (Those stone hurt! … Continue reading

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