Maybe I am weird, but as a general rule, I don’t like zoos. It’s simply because I feel bad for the animals kept in cages. Who is happy walking around a prison? But there I was, last week, pushing an empty stroller, chasing an active 18 m.o. granddaughter around a small, rustic zoo in the … Continue reading The Zoo
Oh, my goodness. I can hardly believe this. If you read my story yesterday, you will remember I was facing an extra-long day of travel between Spain and home, feeling weak, physically and emotionally, and I wrote: I go, remembering: I am known and loved. I go, expecting: God will help me, strengthen me, and … Continue reading A Valentine Surprise, P.S.
“God never asks us to do what we cannot do, but what we think we cannot do. Then He waits to see how we will respond.” I heard that quote in February, 2008, at the sad funeral service in Ethiopia of a young Australian man who was tragically electrocuted. That quote was said to be … Continue reading A Valentine Surprise
I am in the Miami airport, on my way to Spain to visit Daughter #3. This is an airport I passed through many times the twenty years we lived in South America. The first time I was here was when our little family was moving to Bolivia in 1984. That Daughter #3 was an eight … Continue reading My Real Friend