October 2017

5 posts

“A few days ago I walked along the edge of the lake and was treated to the crunch and rustle of leaves with each step I made. The acoustics of this season are different and all sounds, no matter how hushed, are as crisp as autumn air.” – Eric Sloane As I read this quote, …
Everyone has potential. By not recognizing it – by not living up to it, we chip away at it, piece by piece. The more we chip, the harder it gets to restore it. We can still realize it, but it takes longer and is harder to reconstruct. Not all potential is alike. I may have …
I was nervous when the automatic doors first opened. I stood there, like an idiot, just listening. I heard piped in music. I heard the cheerful woman at the checkout talking with a customer. I heard the squeaky wheels of a buggy (yep. Here in the south those things are called ‘buggies’, not ‘shopping carts’). …
Sometimes, being kind can backfire on you. Not that that will ever stop me from being kind, but… A friend of mine recently asked me if I could incubate some eggs for her. Since I was finished with the incubator, I was happy to help. So she brought over around 30 eggs, and I marked …
Things I have learned during my forced Sabbatical: 1) If you want to hear God laugh, tell Him your plans… Have you heard a lot of rumbling lately, that seems to be coming somewhere from the South? Well, it is actually located directly over, on and around a small place in northwest Louisiana called ‘Paradise …
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