Tag Archives: Service

Remembering the tiny gnat

You know the people you see standing on corners and at intersections holding signs and asking for money? I see them all the time and sometimes if I have a little cash, and I am at the intersection at just … Continue reading

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My Gift

This is the last weekend before Christmas. For the past several years, this has traditionally been the weekend that I have traveled to Texas to visit my mother and deliver her Christmas presents. This year, my mother is in Heaven, … Continue reading

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Tires and Talents

One morning this week, I passed by a man changing a flat tire on the side of the highway. It’s not an unusual site to see on the side of a busy interstate, but it occurred to me that in … Continue reading

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Blackberry Blessings

Next month, it will be twenty years since my grandmother passed away. I can hardly believe she has been gone for such a long time because she is so often in my thoughts. I think of her almost every day … Continue reading

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That their burdens may be light

  It has been almost two months now since my mother passed away. During this time, I have experienced an immense outpouring of love and support from family, friends and acquaintances. Many, have also offered their suggestions and advice for … Continue reading

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Taking My Turn

  One day this week, I was having a particularly rough day and I was feeling a bit blue. A good friend extended a little extra kindness and caused my day to take an abrupt turn for the better. When … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love

When I fell in love with and married my husband, my heart was so full. I thought that it was not possible to love anything as much as I did him…..then I gave birth. Once again, I thought that I … Continue reading

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Spiritual Immunity

One day last week I noticed a handful of little red bumps on the side of my leg. I had too much going on in my life at the time to worry about a few little bumps. So, I did … Continue reading

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The Small Samaritan

Earlier this week, I found my mood growing increasingly more negative with each minute that I spent in the morning rush hour traffic. In an effort to save my mood and my day, I exited the highway in hopes that … Continue reading

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Like A Weed…

Recently, as I was leaving a local gas station, I saw a few flowers growing out of the driveway. They were just wildflowers or “weeds” as some might call them, but they seemed so beautiful in contrast to the drab, … Continue reading

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