I learn so much from kids. I love and need to be around them. I’d asked Little Pookie how she liked Ethiopia (they were visiting) and she answered with a sad voice, “It’s good but things don’t always turn out right and I just have to give up about it.” Yep. She is quickly learning … Continue reading Give Up About It
Being the beginning of a new year, I have been thinking about what I’d like to aim toward. I want to write about a personal desire and what I think God is telling me. Going public with my thoughts is my way of holding myself to it, if you know what I mean. And I … Continue reading A Winning Year
Oh, I love it when I realize something new. Today is King’s Day and it is about remembering the story of the Magi visiting Jesus in Bethlehem. It’s a big holiday in Spain, children receive gifts from the kings, and I can see in my mind the three giant, elaborate Kings-on-camels floats we saw there … Continue reading Aha! Epiphany!
Today is the last day of the year. Well, duh, you already knew that. But when did you last think about that versatile word last? It seems like a mostly-sad word, as in the last day of our Christmas together time (we just got back from the airport goodbyes.) or the last of the Mohicans (the tragic story I happen to … Continue reading Standing at the Portal