Walking down the gravel road, stirring up the dust with each footfall I was sweating. The heat of the Nicaraguan day had me longing for shade. Our group of Americans, equipped with an interpreter, was on a prayer walk through the barrio. Speaking to the people, spending time with them was our joy. They had … Continue reading Snapshots of Thankfulness
I Am Soooo Full!
I am sooo full! These words are common this time of year, expected even. Families sit around tables laden with food, the traditional dishes of generations are laid out before us. If their recipes don the table, somehow our grandmothers are there, too. The more matriarchs die, the bigger the feast. Honestly, my foremothers would … Continue reading I Am Soooo Full!
More of my one thousand grateful moments…numbers 2-20 A winter, country-black sky with an expanse of stars that reminds me of how small my problems are Shortbread cookies Children who love to learn Children who would rather not, because they are the ones who need an infusion of love Upper rooms Citrus moments Heart friends … Continue reading 2-20
Life Outside My Window
I sit in my recliner today smelling of cherry eucalyptus and vapor rub. My hair is matted in the back from napping on and off all day. My red nose rivals that of Rudolph, and my chair-side table is overflowing with tissue, cough drops, and all other flu related items. I have my kindle, my … Continue reading Life Outside My Window