Intention

I was pressed into dinner conversation the other night with a new friend in my life. He and I were sitting in a little Thai restaurant on the east side near the college campus. You know the type of restaurant where you can smell ginger and soy when you open your car door a blockContinue reading “Intention”

Soggy

This morning I woke up thinking about one of those old fashion yellow sponges that sit on the top of a porcelain sink. Imagine that? The type of white sink that has one compartment for washing the dirty dishes and the other for rinsing them. The old fashion kind, that was perfectly white and shiny.Continue reading “Soggy”

Back to the Start

7 Day Music Challenge…Day 4.                                        Thanks Diane for the inspiration.  The Scientist by Cold Play.   Lyrics Come up to meet you, tell you I’m sorry You don’t know how lovely you are I had toContinue reading “Back to the Start”

Out with the old

There is something about music, coffee in a mug, a day off after the holiday’s that is so rich. The weeks filled with family, friends, reflections, and memories somehow ground us in the tradition of life. The year close seems to always be defined with separation of the successes, struggles and failures. It is hard toContinue reading “Out with the old”

For Unto You…A Child

  Each year when I get a card from this special friend, I am drawn to post in on my blog. I am sure it is a result of fond memories of this friend and the long lasting impact she has had on my heart. This card is an original painting reminding us of theContinue reading “For Unto You…A Child”

Think, plan, do, then repeat

November has become on of my favorite month for many reasons. It tends to be the month of giving thanks for the many things in life. Some of that gratefulness originates from the people in your life yet other comes from the grace of God. Without question, November is a time to reflect and giveContinue reading “Think, plan, do, then repeat”

Extra crunch-42 word micro story

Vacations are the perfect time to indulge life. Soak up moments  with family and friends creating a lifetime of unforgettable memories. If you are not careful it can become routine when your focus is on perfection. Eat ice cream with extra crunch.

3 Wishes

All the dishes are washed and food put away. The turkey soup simmered on the stove in anticipation of being combined with the noodles. On the window ledge above the sink, was the most important tradition of the celebration of giving thanks. The wishbone was there perfectly dried, awaiting two people to engage in theContinue reading “3 Wishes”

In Everything

Father God, thank you for this day of Thanksgiving. We are grateful for the undying grace that you shine over our lives. Father thank you for the time we are about to share today with our family and friends. Diane and I behold the moments when our home is filled with those closest to usContinue reading “In Everything”