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Where Two Roads Converge

Many of us are familiar with the law of attraction, I believe. There have been many people who have written about it, taught about it, demonstrated it and produced movies about it! One person in particular is Rhonda Byrne, who both wrote a book and…

What Price Is “Too Busy?”

Over the course of the past two months, the phrases, “I’m too busy,” and “I know you are so busy,” have seemed to grate on my nerves like fingernails scraping down a chalkboard—you know that feeling—making me wince and cringe more than ever before. We…

Devotional with a Tree

I headed out behind our lake house to the shore along which are quite a few pine trees of some sort to choose a tree upon which to meditate. I noticed one tree with some flat rocks right beside it where I could sit. I…

Silence is Golden

Some time ago, I read a study about how difficult it is for nature shows to find more than one hour of uninterrupted natural sound.  Bruce Rutkoski, nicknamed Natureguy, writes the following at http://www.natureguystudio.com/bio.html: Today, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find places that are…

Accountability is Good

I’m realizing that I like being held accountable.   Currently I am in two online accountability groups:  one for my daily walk with God and one for my fitness and nutrition.  Now, in both of these areas, I feel like I know what to do. But…

There Are No Strangers

My kids have gotten so used to me having conversations with random strangers that they just roll their eyes and look at each other as if to say, “here she goes again!” when it happens.   I don’t know why people feel drawn to strike up…

Our Security

I’m still in a state of disbelief as I post this entry.  Our soon-to-be eighteen-year-old daughter came home later than normal (with permission) Sunday night.  In her hurry to get in before the appointed time to be home, she left her house key in the…

Mistaken Identity

I have written before about a snorkeling “incident” we had in Hawaii with my husband and our two youngest kids.  They were quite young and very excited to be out in the ocean with all the brightly colored and wonderful fish.  Suddenly my husband called out…