Getting Off of the Treadmill

I am a runner. Well, I like to think that I am a runner. I love to do what I call running, on a treadmill. Running on the street is not my cup of tea. I have tried it, time and time again, and each time, I am quite certain that I am going to…

Seen and Unseen

A couple of summers back, my husband was teaching our youngest daughter nicknamed Bug, how to float. She was terrified to lay on her back and relax. Scott finally took her to the shallow end of the pool, by the steps, and got her to finally relax and let him hold her. As she laid…

Thirsty

I wanted to share a journal entry that washed over me a couple of days ago. My heart aches deeply for our thirsty earth and the parched souls searching desperately for something to satisfy the arid places within. Father, We have never been more thirsty for Your living water! We are searching for it in…

Biting at the Waves

A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I went to the lake to walk with our puppy, Mr. Feeny (yes, he is totally named after the Boy Meets World tv show). One thing you must know about me is that I am, at my core, a sun flower. I must be bathed in sunshine to ensure…

Winter Green Grass

A few years back, I went to the little league park to play a game of family baseball with my husband and kids. As we played that day, I couldn’t help but notice the lush green grass under my feet. Even in the midst of winter, the grass was vibrant with life. When the game…

Pass the Script Please

“Do these jeans make my butt look big?” “What do you think I should do?” “He shouldn’t need me to tell him that I want to go on a surprise date!” Do these questions sound familiar? Do they often start a heated discussion? How about, “Where do you want to eat?” I remember early in…