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It’s Our Job….

I am going to Panama City in a couple of weeks. I will spare you the anxiety I am having about leaving my children and the inevitable mommy guilt that I am suffering at the thought of not being here for a week. I wonder if there will ever come a time in my life […]


Satisfaction. Interesting word. I’ll spare you the Mick Jagger reference – but it seems to me that satisfaction is an elusive little bugger. Right along with his friends contentment and peace. What is it that keeps us from being satisfied? Satisfied with our stuff. Satisfied with our situation. Satisfied with our soul. Deep within me, […]

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Those Who Have Gone Before…

I’m sitting here tonight staring at looming deadlines and countless projects to get done, and yet I just have to stop and take a moment to gather my thoughts. Three hours ago, I saw my grandmother for what will probably be the last time. She’s been failing. She hasn’t had anything to eat or drink […]


Every once and a while (ok… more like every few months) God will drop a word into my heart that quietly (and yet surprisingly efficiently) exposes something in my life that needs a little tweaking. Everything from “patience” or “forgiveness” or “discipline” to “slow down,” “get moving,” or “shut up.” And it happened again yesterday. […]

A Little Help Please?!?!

Sometimes you just feel a little….. blech. Yes, that is my official terminology for those moments when you feel uninspired, tired, overwhelmed and bored at precisely the same time. Blech. We all have them. Even you super happy perky girls out there… you know that you have those moments when you think you just might […]

All Work and No Play

I can’t remember how the rest of that phrase is supposed to go. All work and no play keeps the doctor away? Google says: All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Really? I have pretty much decided that for me – the phrase should go: All work and no play makes for […]