How Can I Love Those I Don’t Understand?

When I was a young mom and involved in a church my husband just happened to pastor, I thought I was really something.  I thought that our decision for me to be a stay-at-home mom was the ultimate call of God on Christian mothers everywhere.  I actually had the mindset that all moms should be doing this. One day,Continue reading “How Can I Love Those I Don’t Understand?”

Storm? What Storm?

I recently wrote about “how I calm my inner storm” for a writing challenge.  After much contemplation, I found that some of my storms weren’t so big after all.  But, I must say that when they first appear on the horizon of my brain or heart they are definitely at least an F5 or CategoryContinue reading “Storm? What Storm?”

Old Drum and a Change of Scenery

Yesterday my husband and I took off into the wilds of the mid-west.  Well, took off on some country roads and drove east into the wilds of Missouri.  Yes, you guessed it, farms.  And yes, sky.  It really is beautiful and peaceful.  Some of you look into the vast oceans we look into the vastContinue reading “Old Drum and a Change of Scenery”

High Hopes

I got up rather early today and quickly got dressed and headed to the car with my husband and a travel mug of yesterday’s coffee.He is off today from work and had an errand to do in a tiny farming town here in the mid-west.  I love country drives.  We had the windows open andContinue reading “High Hopes”

Pollyanna Syndrome

Being a child of the 50’s and 60’s , to me, was a magical time.  Television was fairly new and in black and white for our home.  I say magical because it was as I look back.  Perhaps not so magical living through it.  Our family faced tragedy early on and things were a bit,Continue reading “Pollyanna Syndrome”

ABM = Acronyms Bug Me

We all think differently, a different perspective to us all.  I’m glad.  If we all thought the same way life would be pretty boring. My husband and I are good examples of this.  We can both look long and hard at a bowl of fruit and he sees food,  I see each individual fruit inContinue reading “ABM = Acronyms Bug Me”