Back But Not The Same

This post was originally written in October 2011: I returned home from El Salvador late last night so ready to see Steve and to sleep in my own bed. What a trip it was!  On the way there, I mentioned to Jenny, the other married lady traveling alone, that I have been on several trips…

Restoration and Resurrection

God has had me on an adventure of restoration and my own personal resurrection it seems these last few weeks.  I can’t say that “it” started with my attending Road 5 at the amazing Road Adventure but the transformation that has been happening to me as of late was definitely nudged on and encouraged by…

My Three Wisemen

This Christmas I got a little surprise – the flu.  It arrived Thursday, December 20th as I was finishing a conversation with a recruiter who found me on LinkedIn.  After our chat, I headed off to a late lunch, time at school, then ran to the grocery store for food and my favorite cold remedies…

Ripples

Recently, I have become more and more aware of the effect of ripples.  What comes to mind is a finger dipping into a pool of water and the ripples that move from that point of origin.  Those far reaching rings start reverberating from the edges back and then when you touch the pond again and…

She Wasn’t Good But She Had Good Intentions

So, it’s 4 something in the morning on a Thursday morning and for a variety of reasons, I can’t sleep.  And as I lay in bed beside my sleeping husband who turned 59 a few hours ago, the Lyle Lovett lyric, She Wasn’t Good but She Had Good Intentions comes to mind. Why?  Because I…