all which lingers

I look around, sometimes, and realize the surroundings are not correct. I inventory my thoughts and come to the conclusion whatever happened then is insignificant. Then as in one particular moment and then as in years and years combined. Insignificant in that I cannot, in any way, alter the happenings. Not insignificant in the measurement … More all which lingers

a july day

Our last day without her. Allie returns home tomorrow. In fact, as I type this she’s in the Prague airport. Jamie and I visited one of our favorite places today, Raven Run. Trees and sunshine. Mushrooms growing out of moss on a tree. Wildflowers. Much better than roses. At least I think so. Locust shell … More a july day

state of religion

I reminded myself today I live in the state of Kentucky because of religion.  Due to the fact our family moved here a bit over 10 years ago to work in a church.  And even way before that, in 1991, I moved here with my husband so he could attend Asbury Theological Seminary.  If I’m honest, … More state of religion

forward looking

I am currently part of a workshop designed for people in my situation.  That being, they are divorced, in the midst of divorce or experiencing a marital separation.  So far, there have been three sessions, and I’m gleaning helpful information and encouragement.  During this past week’s session, it was stressed we should have things in … More forward looking

to Jabez and beyond

Our daughter is in Jabez this weekend.  Jabez, Kentucky, that is.  Apparently Jabez is the first stop on her trip abroad. Allie plans to be a foreign exchange student next school year.  We have completed and turned in her application.  She has ranked the countries she’d like to live in 1-10.  Plus, she’s noted the … More to Jabez and beyond