You’re Dreamin’ Girl

You’re Dreamin’ Girl

With the New Year, I reflect on a song I wrote in 1986: You’re Dreamin’ Girl Chorus: You’re dreamin’ girl, you got your head in the clouds, You won’t make it so you’d better come down. They say, you’re dreamin’ girl you got your head in the clouds, You won’t make it...
Destiny…as She Knelt

Destiny…as She Knelt

Un-decking Growing up it was tradition to take the tree down the weekend after New Year’s, after the holidays’ rush. In my own home, I found it a time of contemplation and solitude…everyone disappeared when it came to un-decking! It gave me a chance for...
Art of Distractions

Art of Distractions

A friend picked me up just before dust on our way to an evening prayer meeting. As we headed down the highway we slowed down at a 4-way stop. My friend looked right. As she looked left, I looked right again. A 4×4 silver long bed pickup truck came barreling down...
Lost Key

Lost Key

 “Have you found the key yet?” My husband asked, frustrated.  “No!” I answered   “Where have you looked? I’ve looked everywhere, but I can’t imagine where you might have put it.” He was dumbfounded.  We were headed for the beach house for the...
Misunderstandings Stink!

Misunderstandings Stink!

Living in a small city, close to Houston, TX we were expected to separate our garbage into categories: debris, glass and newspapers. Details are not my thing! So I didn’t worry about small stinky discrepancies. My husband, after skinning some fish, put the...
Ice Angel

Ice Angel

Ice skating is not one of my better sports. I don’t know how John talked me into going to the skating rink at the Houston Mall, but he did. When we hit the ice, John took off! He came back skating around me and then backwards as he asked, “Do you want any help?” “No”,...
Grace Upon Grace

Grace Upon Grace

Foothills Community Church Women’s 2019 Retreat Grace Upon Grace dynamically appeared a few weekends ago, as I connected with several women absolutely passionate about communicating their love for the Lord and His love for us! Like me, they believe spiritual...
Happy Easter Monday!

Happy Easter Monday!

Easter Traditions What were your Easter traditions growing up? For me, Easter as a little kid brimmed with traditions. Though we didn’t go to church during the year, we squeezed into pews on Easter Sunday dressed in gloves, hat, and little purses. Four Day...
Bridging Hearts

Bridging Hearts

“Why am I afraid to tell you who I am? I am afraid to tell you who I am, because you might not like me and it is the only Me I have.” Why am I afraid to tell you who I am? By John Powell Marion Women’s Retreat Cannon Beach 2019 Courageous Hearts The dynamics of...