My dad is an amateur musician. He started playing the guitar when he was 14 years old, playing along with the Kingston Trio, learning finger picking from Peter Paul and Mary, taking bluegrass classes from the guy up the street, and quietly swearing through Bach. By the time I came along, he was an accomplished […]
“In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make” The Beatles “You get what you give” The New Radicals “Sowing the seeds of love” Tears for Fears If you plant corn, you expect to harvest corn. If you plant potatoes, You expect potatoes. It’s basic. You reap what you sow. […]
Without the Values and Belief Fence, our hearts begin to resemble a flophouse, where anyone and anything goes
Last night I was talking to my husband about feeling emotions as they come up and not carrying them with you day to day. It got me to thinking about what the Apostle Paul said about not letting the sun set on your anger. A lot of times that verse is interpreted as not going […]
The other day I had to have a medical procedure done. I had this same procedure done a couple of years ago, and I remembered it not being a huge deal. I put it on my calendar and planned the rest of my day around it. My husband asked if I wanted him to go […]
A young woman majoring in philosophy at the local college, simply would not accept the premise that anyone would receive grace. Mostly because her world view prohibits receiving anything that you don’t deserve. Her whole premise is that you only get what you deserve. If you do bad things, then you deserve to reap the […]
God is rooting for us and wants us to be happy, full of joy and free from the things that hold us back from becoming our best selves. That, I believe is God’s will for me, for you, for all of us.
“Love is what’s left when you let go of absolutely everything you don’t need.” Erich Shiffman “I can’t let go of everything. What will I be? I don’t want to be a non entity.” I completely get it. What would it look like if I were to let go of everything? Would I become nothing? […]