Sunrise and Sunset…
Sunrise and Sunset…
/ August 3, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Footlights faces due West. We have two pairs of French doors at the front and the ...
Homelessness…
Homelessness…
/ July 17, 2018 2 COMMENTS
The day after Gary Okeson’s memorial at the Granville Performing Arts Centre in Garland, Hubs and I flew to Petaluma in the Sonoma valley. I was still reeling from the shock of a ...
Saying ‘Yes’ to VBS…
Saying ‘Yes’ to VBS…
/ June 8, 2018 0 COMMENTS
This year Hubs and I once again helped with Vacation Bible School at our church, St. Peter’s, McKinney. This is always a good time to share the Gospel with the children who drift ...
Winning the Race…
Winning the Race…
/ June 5, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Sometimes I wear myself out so completely that this morning I could quite easily have laid down in my tracks and given in.   I didn’t.   I was in the middle of the 100 acre ...
This Mortal Life…
This Mortal Life…
/ May 18, 2018 1 COMMENTS
Today, when I heard the news that a talented man we had all once worked with in the theatre had passed away un-noticed and was lying, unclaimed in a distant city morgue, I could only ...
Once Upon a Time…
Once Upon a Time…
/ May 14, 2018 3 COMMENTS
Now that I’m a mother of twenty/thirty-somethings I find it refreshing to go through their early photo albums; when they were really young. I regard fondly the exuberant, ...
Somewhere Quiet…
Somewhere Quiet…
/ May 3, 2018 0 COMMENTS
I used to have a closet in our old house, upstairs, where I would go and sit and say my morning prayers in the winter. No-one bothered me, it was too small, just enough room to turn ...
A Slumber of Cats…
A Slumber of Cats…
/ April 2, 2018 1 COMMENTS
There is nothing as relaxing as watching a cat sleep, snuggled up to his favorite sibling… comfortable on our soft, warm, electric blanketed bed. I watch and wish I still had the ...
Shads and Good Friday…
Shads and Good Friday…
/ March 30, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Paris told us to watch a short YouTube video called, What’s so Good about Good Friday? So we did, I held the iPad so Hubs and I could watch it together in our little nook. It was ...
Complete Surrender…
Complete Surrender…
/ March 20, 2018 0 COMMENTS
It’s that time of the year again and I’m down in my trees wrestling with brambles and vines, climbing into the boughs on a long ladder to allow me to reach the dead wood ...
Remembering the Dead…
Remembering the Dead…
/ March 14, 2018 1 COMMENTS
I was reading a beautiful poem by John O’Donohue, At the End of the Day, where he asks twenty-two questions, not unlike the Ignation Examen I wrote about here. One of the ...