Today Give Me Five…


Today, I’m going to give you five minutes of blogging. I am joining Kate Motaung with hashtag #10daywritingchallenge and posting the daily prompts from the @fiveminutefriday IG account if you’d like to follow or join! So far I feel like I did a decent job at work today of listening to my colleagues and the studentsContinue reading “Today Give Me Five…”

What Lies Before Us


Genesis 13:9 Is not the whole land before you? Let’s part company. If you go to the left, I’ll go to the right; if you go to the right, I’ll go to the left.” –Bible, New International Version Today, I’m writing on the word before. Five Minute Friday had that as the word prompt of the week.Continue reading “What Lies Before Us”

Thank you Soldiers…


111. My brother in law. He retired from the US Army yesterday. He is a hero. 112. My cousin. He retired from the the US Air Force. He is a hero. 113. My father in law. He served in the US Air Force in Vietnam. He is a hero. 114. My father. He served inContinue reading “Thank you Soldiers…”

Relief. Sweet Relief.


46. Relief from anxiety 47. Relief from depression 48. Relief from stress 49. Relief from tears 50. Relief from fears Relief. Sweet relief. Relief from so many feelings. There is now a time of balance. A time of relief. I’m relieved that I feel normal, whole, and joyful! Dear God, You are Healer. Forgive meContinue reading “Relief. Sweet Relief.”

Hope Unswervingly


1 Corinthians 13:13 But for right now, until that completeness, we have three things to do to lead us toward that consummation: Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly. And the best of the three is love. Consummation: noun, perfection, fufillment Unswerving: adverb, turning aside abruptly in movement or direction; deviate suddenly from the straight orContinue reading “Hope Unswervingly”

Birth Days


Yesterday one of my dear friends had a new baby girl. Her name is Brooklyn. She is a squishy fresh baby. Seeing photos of her and her family made me think of my own birth days. We have two sons. One born in 2006 and one born in 2009…both June babies…both born during the sameContinue reading “Birth Days”