I saw it laying on the ground, a coin, just a simple little coin. Only worth .25 cents. But written on it are some momentous words, “In God We Trust”. Whoa! Think about this for a minute. On the very currency we use in America to trade and buy goods is a statement saying we … More In Whom Do I Trust?
I have noticed lately how many people proclaim what they are AGAINST. It’s not too difficult to see this manifest through the election season. I always find it fascinating how passionate people are for what they are AGAINST. Why does it seem easier to rant and rave about all that’s wrong with _____________ (fill in … More What Are You FOR??
Recently I visited my parents. It takes about 3 ½ hours to get there by car so I don’t get to go as often as I would like. The visits are always full of mixed emotions. My parents are both in their 80’s and my dad has dementia that requires he live in a care … More A Life Well Lived!
Have you ever been on a road, trail, or any adventure where you’ve never been before? Perhaps even in the dark or bad weather? Well, let me tell you from personal experience it’s not that fun. Not knowing where the path or road leads can cause fear, distress, and even anxiety. However, if you are … More Where Am I Going?
I have talked to many people going through hard times relationally. And 100% of the time, they start out telling me all the things the other person has done wrong. It’s interesting to listen to a person continue to point out what the other person is doing that causes a negative reaction in them. In other … More Control
I want to do great things! I want to change the world by magnificent acts of kindness! I want to leave a huge legacy of honesty and love for my children and grandchildren! But today I somehow managed to buy a can of cat food while buying ingredients for a family dinner! I should make … More What did I just do?
So I went on quite an adventure yesterday. I went to the DMV to renew my driver’s license. When it was my turn to go up to the counter I told the worker what I needed and handed him my old license. He asked me if my address and donor information was still the same. … More Basically!
I came across this picture and it really moved me! It is a father and daughter, caught in a moment of pure joy. The look on the daughter’s face is one of pure joy and abandonment of the ordinary. Her father’s arms are secure on her as he lifts her higher than she could ever … More Higher Daddy, Higher!
So, the other day I was driving into work when I noticed a cute, hairy, big, dog hanging out of the window of the car in the left lane. The dog’s large ears were flapping in the wind and his tongue was hanging out of his mouth. I was so focused on this cute dog … More Look at That…
I don’t know about you but I love fresh fruit. No canned fruit for me. And if I can get something straight off the tree or bush all the better! Growing up in the Puyallup valley I ate my share of fresh blueberries, raspberries, apples, and blackberries. To this day I can smell and taste … More Fresh Fruit