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Piercing Truth

St. Croix. Hurricane Maria. 100+ mph wind. A 2×10 piece of lumber and a palm tree. My neighbor’s daughter took this photo. I can’t stop looking at it.

In a split second, this tree was withstanding the onslaught of a storm and then, without warning it was pierced by a plank of wood. The wood did not shatter the tree. The tree stands. It is split down the middle, and will never be the same; but it still stands.

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Transitions

Transition: the process or an instance of changing from one form, state, activity, or place to another. Easy? Hardly. And right now, it seems that everyone and everything I know is in some form of transition.

The country – what is happening to us? How long has this transition been going on and keep reading here

Walking on the Edge

This is “Delicate Arch” in Arches National Park. And this is the story of why I did not take this photo.
This is what the hike looked like from near the trailhead:

Brian and I were informed that this was a moderately strenuous hike with only 850’ in elevation change. Since we’re healthy, and we got an early start, we were continue here

One Man’s Treasure

Frank, and Mike — you know who I mean, and if you are like me, you watch them often. American Pickers is one of our favorite TV shows, and these three people are the reason.

Their personalities are fun, but it is their wisdom and knowledge of all things old that causes us to continue here

The Missing Piece

This puzzle continues to drive me crazy! Three years ago, while my grandsons and I were working it, we lost a piece. While we were working the puzzle. It was there one minute. It was gone the next.

I’m serious. We put the entire puzzle together. Then we took it apart, and when we put it together again, it was gone. I looked everywhere. In the continue here

What’s A Big Deal?

Today is National Teacher Day! Imagine that, on the Tuesday before Mother’s Day we celebrate teachers; and who is the very first teacher of every person who ever lived? Mom!

Since the one who teaches always learns the most, it seems fitting to share a bit of what I have learned through motherhood. These are lessons I might not have learned in any other way, because if there was a better way to learn them, God just might not have seen fit to give me children.

First: It’s just baby pee! If you continue reading here

Taking Risks

post244pic1It is a new year, barely beyond the middle of January and I suspect most of your resolutions (like mine if I made them anymore!) have faded into history. How’s that new diet? New reading plan? New devotional plan? Exercising every day? Anger issue abating? Self-improvement plan on schedule? Spending quality and quantity time with God? With your family?

Life is a series of changes and there is always something about ourselves that we’d like to change for the better. However, the reality is that we won’t make the changes we need to make until we are ready to keep reading here

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