“I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.” Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher Our home sits in a neighborhood in which the average age of dwellings is about 100 years. People in some places of the world might not think a thing of such… Continue reading A house in order
Big world problems? Bigger God! "Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost." Romans 15:13 KJV Is 2020 too big for God? No. And, here's why I know this. Picture it: Early 1970s California. Hippies so… Continue reading Is 2020 too big for God?
One day, you're jetting willy nilly through the grocery store. The next, you're wearing a mask and gloves, stopping for a temperature check on the way into the store and following directional arrows on the floor while you search for a single roll of toilet paper. One day, you're hoping the world is better than… Continue reading When the script flips
In the waning hours of Mother's Day, I was sprawled on our couch watching Forrest Gump with our teen daughters and the dog. An entire generation has passed since the last time I saw this 1994 movie. I don't know if it's middle age or concern with the fact my daughters will soon be facing… Continue reading Forrest Gumping my way through life
"I wanna live like there's no tomorrow, love like I'm borrowed time. It's good to be alive." Jason Gray, American contemporary-Christian songwriter/singer If the love of Jesus is in your heart, it can "bearly" be contained. Put a bear in your car, your window, your doorway or on your porch. That's one of the newest… Continue reading Loving others — lavishly!