• Jul. 28th, 2010 A Good Word

    image courtesy of photobucket.com Proverbs 12:25 – Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad. (ESV) I have an acquaintance who never fails to compliment me on some aspect of my attire.  Now, this might be a normal occurrence for many of you, but as I have never [ read more ]

  • Jul. 20th, 2010 Wimpy Wimpy Wimpy?

    image courtesy of photobucket.com I’m a wimp. A cream puff. A marshmallow. I’m so not cut out to be a writer. I’m anaphylactically allergic to criticism. And this doesn’t apply only to my writing life. This is just who I am. I have the type of personality that always wants to be right. Not in [ read more ]

  • Jul. 14th, 2010 Memorization

    image courtesy of photobucket.com I can’t remember not knowing Bible verses. Lots of them. It should be noted that my mother claims I could quote John 3:16 at eighteen months. As the mother of a twenty-two month old who can barely say please and thank-you, I find her assertion difficult to believe. (Every mother believes her [ read more ]

  • Jul. 13th, 2010 Embrace your Geekness

    image courtesy of photobucket.com Today is “Embrace Your Geekness” day. I am not making this up! The definition of geek is difficult to pin down. But I think we tend to apply the term “geek” to anyone/anything that is different from the norm. I like to think of my geekness as endearingly quirky. I recognize that this is [ read more ]

  • Jul. 6th, 2010 The Favorite

    image courtesy of photobucket.com A few weeks ago, I woke up in a bad mood. While on vacation. With the entire family. I needed an attitude adjustment. Fast. So I took my grouchy self to the balcony of our condo and sat there with my Bible in my lap and stared out at the ocean. [ read more ]