Future Plans?

My husband and I are at the point in our lives where we need to begin making some decisions about the future. He’s looking forward to early retirement. Soon. He’s more than ready, after working for 40 years with the same company. I, on the other hand, am not. Ready for retirement, that is. At … Continue reading

Little Blessings

I apologize this blog was not posted earlier. Last night I scheduled it to be posted at 12 am today but must have hit a wrong button because it never posted. Sometimes I have to thank God that my big toe doesn’t hurt or that hair doesn’t have nerve cells. I have fibromyalgia. To be diagnosed with it one … Continue reading



Today, my husband and I gave our son a Bible.  It’s not his first Bible, and hopefully it won’t be his last Bible.  But this one was special.  This one is his first ‘real’ Bible – the full word of God – a student Bible with cool features that he will enjoy as he explores … Continue reading

Which Direction?

As my family was heading to vacation a few weeks ago, there were times we weren’t exactly sure which direction to take on the rural highways in western Nebraska. Do we jog off in this direction to get to our destination? We weren’t quite sure as the signs didn’t seem very clear. Ever find yourself … Continue reading


I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. John 14:18 ESV I have never fully known what it feels like to be without parents or a parent. But in my heart, when I think of the orphan, my heart breaks over the one who has no covering, completely exposed and vulnerable. … Continue reading

Horizontal Living

Horizontal Living

Comedian and humorist Bill Cosby was once asked about the secret to success and I loved his reply. “I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone.”  Oh so true. This world of ours is in constant search for success; success often defined by everyone else. We … Continue reading