Category Archives: Faith

Mountains and Mustard Seeds

I have spent the majority of my life living on the plains, but I have always loved the mountains. As a young child, my family visited relatives in Colorado and I saw my first glimpse of the Rocky Mountains. I … Continue reading

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One Ticket For the Ark, Please

May is always a stormy, rainy month in Oklahoma and this year has been no exception. In fact, this month it has rained so much and so often that we have had massive, widespread flooding throughout the state. All of … Continue reading

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Remembering Blue Skies on a Cloudy Day

On a clear day, if I sit at the end of my driveway, I can see for miles. Looking to the East I can see the upper tiers of the football stadium and taller buildings of the University of Oklahoma … Continue reading

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Am I A “Scaredy Cat” too?

A few years ago, on a normal, everyday, Saturday morning, my husband set off with my youngest daughter in search of a puppy. They visited several of the local animal shelters and rescue organizations but came back empty handed…almost. While … Continue reading

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A Lesson from “The African Queen”

I spent some time battling a brutal virus recently. I fought valiantly, but in the end, I was defeated. The virus won. While recuperating, I managed to muster just enough strength to work the remote control. As I surfed a … Continue reading

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No thought for the morrow….

One day this week, I was pulling out of my driveway and noticed that the grass was still relatively short even though it had been a little while since we last mowed. I was instantly overjoyed at the thought of … Continue reading

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Fireworks, Fear and Faith

  When I was a child, I loved celebrating Independence Day. I loved the cookouts, picnics and parades and I especially loved the fireworks. As I got older, I began to appreciate the reason we celebrate more than the celebration … Continue reading

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My Gifts

  It has been four weeks today since my mother passed away. As you might expect, I’ve spent much of that time reminiscing about her. My mind has sifted through a seemingly endless procession of memories as I have attempted … Continue reading

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Friends of Great Worth

  I have been blessed with some amazing friends. My friends are some of the most caring, compassionate and loving people around. They also happen to be some of the most gifted and talented people I know. Let’s face it, … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned in Kindergarten

When I was five years old, I thought that I knew everything…. The year that I turned five, my mother reluctantly enrolled me in kindergarten. I was bright and fairly knowledgeable for my age, but I was sure that I knew more … Continue reading

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