A Surprise Gift

I walked to my mailbox yesterday and saw a package in it.  I looked at the Amazon box and wondered what it could be.  I couldn’t remember ordering anything, but it was my name and address on the label….hmmmmm. I took it inside and opened it.  There was no packing slip or note, just a … Continue reading A Surprise Gift

A Blue Day

Did you ever have a blue day? A day when a painful memory resurfaces and you start to slide down the slippery slope of self-pity?  Well, that was today!  Old feelings creep into the psyche and before you know it, you are sinking into deep waters…..and, no one is hurt by this wallowing but YOU! … Continue reading A Blue Day

Going into the desert

I had a wonderful conversation with a dear friend a few days back.  I was telling her how I am struggling with a few things right now and she responded, “It’s as though you are in exile, like the Israelites and Jesus were.” I haven’t been able to stop reflecting on this and what it … Continue reading Going into the desert