How to Carry On

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you or forsake you. (Deuteronomy 31:6) It seems each day we’ve more to fear, A pandemic and an election year. Sick of masking, washing, and being apart, We want toContinue reading “How to Carry On”


Four little letters, but a chilling word, a convicting word. In the book The Shack William Paul Young said, “Sin is its own punishment, devouring you from the inside.” Recently I pulled out some decorative items to brighten up my apartment and give it an air of Autumn with its lovely hues in red, orange,Continue reading “SINS”

“Kinda” in my own way…

I was intrigued by the prompt using the word “kind,” that morphed into “kinda”. Lately it seems like kindness and compassion have been eliminated by technology and the world’s business. Although my picture is both square and uses “kinda”, my thoughts kept going back to KIND. My picture title came because as I checked autumn’sContinue reading ““Kinda” in my own way…”

Wandering into Wonder

I try to open my eyes and see with the searching eyes of a child, When I go strolling along the road, or even into the wild. Sometimes I return from my walk, refreshed but empty-handed. Other times the treasures appear, as if they were commanded. The real voyage of discovery consists not in seekingContinue reading “Wandering into Wonder”

Monday Mourning Dove

On Monday this week, I thought about a story a friend had told about his mother and a bird. “What bird is making all that racquet,”she asked. “A Mourning Dove,” my friend replied. afternoon!” But it’s afternoon,”his mom said. That led me to thinking about how many are”mourning” over the state of our world. TheContinue reading “Monday Mourning Dove”

Dare To Be Different-Stand Out

I thought about this as I looked at my photograph of the view this morning. No fog today, but fall is peaking around the corner of late summer and waving a “see me” flag. My mother always said that the fall made her sad because of what was coming. She meant the long stretch ofContinue reading “Dare To Be Different-Stand Out”

Connie’s Comments and Verse

What better way to start a day than with coffee and some inspirational reading. Maybe you start with your Bible, Or an author who lifts your spirits. Take time for that and some stillness, Before you check the obits. If you’re not listed as my friend said, Then rise and start your day, You’ll beContinue reading “Connie’s Comments and Verse”