A Prequel

  So why take in the moments that matter?  People often ask that question and it is a really good question.  Shoot, I ask that question.   Why not “go for the gusto”, “take the bull by the horns”, “shoot for the moon”, “get on the fast track”, “climb a little higher”, “go a little faster”, … Continue reading A Prequel


A cancelled walk this morning due to on-going rain led me once again to my mess of a back yard.  It’s bad.  Really bad.  The first thing you notice when you walk or look back there is the gigantic hole in the middle of the yard.  It is a hole with metal sides approximately 32 … Continue reading Weedin’


Photo by Jenny Wuokko @jmwuokko It is day three of my 6:00 am walks around the lake.  Spring and summer clothes pulled out of storage from a long winter were too small.  Too tight.  They must have shrunk, I tell myself.  Then quickly decide that they really hadn’t.  It is me that grew bigger.  Rounder. … Continue reading Morning


They wrap her up with love and selflessness and joy that can’t be contained.  Darkness gets lifted and pushed back and His light shines through bold and bright and as beautiful as a summer day.  She’s seemingly unaware of all the flurry and enthusiasm roaming around on her behalf.  She’s beginning to be aware of … Continue reading Community


Authenticity. God keeps bringing this word to my mind and living.  Webster describes authenticity as having the qualities of being authentic.  Authentic is, therefore, defined as having a genuine, original, or authority, in opposition to that which is false, fictitious, or counterfeit, being what it purports to be, genuine, not of doubtful origin.   Sounds straight forward … Continue reading Authenticity