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…

2013 in Review

Good morning 2014! This morning I woke up, checked my now ancient Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone (it is only 2 years old) and saw that my 81 year old mother-in-law had made some Facebook updates so I use the phone to navigate there.  That my mother-in-law is actively on Facebook inspires me.  Anyway, this…

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…

Praying for St. Laurence Church

The lovely St. Laurence Church in Southlake, Tx just off of Kimball and 114 became my church home the Fall of 2010.  For years leading up to the summer, when I would take the “back roads” to get to Costco or 1709, I would pass this picturesque church and think to myself, when I am…

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…