Prioritize With Care

Hear, O Lord,the sound of my call; hear, O Lord, and answer me. Psalm 27:7 When my husband was freed of his post-surgical boot, he was free to drive once again. He also reclaimed the many tasks he manages in and around our home. As a result, I found myself with more free time and … Continue reading

A Wonderfully Selective Memory

Though our granddaughters spent the night with us two weeks ago, I finally tended to their bedding this morning. They are always quite helpful in this regard. Unfortunately, our tight schedule forced us to deviate from our routine which left the straightening-up to me. Life has been busy and worrisome as of late, so I … Continue reading

Do The Right Thing

Amen, I say to you, no prophet is accepted in his own native place. Luke 4:24 My sister called to tell me that one of the sisters who taught us in elementary school had passed away. I immediately recalled that she was the single teacher in my elementary school career with whom I had difficulty. … Continue reading

Always Loved

When he was still a long way off, his father caught sight of him, and was filled with compassion. He ran to his son, embraced him and kissed him. Luke 15:20-21 We cherish our best friends. They know what is on our minds before we do. They can finish our sentences. They help us through … Continue reading

Take Notice and Take Care

If they will not listen to Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded if someone should rise from the dead. Luke 16:31 The most frustrating times of my teaching career, and throughout my life for that matter, occur when stubborn or mean-spirited adults refuse to do the right thing. At school it was … Continue reading

A Kindly Servant

Whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave. Matthew 20:27 The memories which filled me up at the cemetery the other day remain with me. I consider this a sign that I must take to heart my loved ones’ lessons. Though I was not beneficiary of the good deeds involved, I must … Continue reading