Feeling Displaced?

I have been missing Colorado this month, partly because in the 1990’s my hubby and I used to help with our church’s “kiddie camp” during this month.  It was a week long labor of love that left unexpected warm memories. One year, we even left a beach side vacation days early (from Hilton Head) to … More Feeling Displaced?

Fiddler Jones

We have enjoyed many visitors this summer!  Two of the visitors (who came at separate times) made our house the last stop on their summer trips, which meant they were wiped out and exhausted when they arrived.  Their visits were still fun, but it reminded me about how vacations can take a toll – physically … More Fiddler Jones

How am I Doing?

C.S. Lewis (1955) said, “What you see and hear depends a good deal on where you are standing; it also depends on what sort of person you are.”  Adults (and children of all ages) can benefit by improving self-awareness and by learning more about the filters that color their perceptions. Self-help books, counseling, and asking … More How am I Doing?

Soda Poetry

Sometimes it blows me away to see how God always gives us the support we need to persevere.  A small, yet potent, example of his provisional care in my life came this past year while teaching bimonthly art classes.  Colleen and her family starting coming mid year – and their presence was like a refreshing glass … More Soda Poetry