Love Story

Love Story

Do you remember your first love? You probably weren’t sure about what was happening, just that you felt attracted to him/her. I bet sometimes your attempts to express those feelings were probably pretty awkward.  Such was the case with my first “crush.” Her...
Streams In The Desert

Streams In The Desert

As I was writing this blog, I tried to remember if I had ever been in an actual, literal desert. Then, I recalled the time I visited The Holy Land many years ago. Our air-conditioned tour bus drove us to and through several desert areas: The Negev, The Judean Desert,...
Limitless

Limitless

Paper towelsMilkButterChickenToilet paperBeansLaundry detergentFruitCereal I’m making out my grocery list … again … and I sigh as I think to myself how many times I have purchased these items over the years.  Week after week, for over thirty years (gasp!) my trips to...
This is a Test

This is a Test

     I vividly remember the sinking feeling I got in my stomach when my high school teacher cleared her throat at the beginning of the class and said, “Please take out a blank sheet of paper for a pop quiz.” That stressful feeling came from the...
The Perfect (Imperfect) Marriage

The Perfect (Imperfect) Marriage

Donnie and I had long discussions about how our marriage was going to be different from every other marriage – EVER! I had witnessed a lot of marriages, and in spite of my parents insisting their arguments were healthy communication, I decided we weren’t going...
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