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What About the Joy?

Whenever I hear someone complain about taking care of a family member with Dementia, or any other neurological or cognitive impairment disease, and they mention how awful it is, I feel sad. They speak of the experience as though they were reliving the pain all over again. Yes, it is a painful disease for the… Continue reading What About the Joy?

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When God Takes a Walk

When God takes a walk The earth awakens and trembles Great waters rock and reel barely able to contain themselves sometimes - they do overflow Mountains shake bellies boil with excitement It is a wonder when God takes a walk Demons rush out and away confusion - traffic jams - flaring tempers Designed so we… Continue reading When God Takes a Walk

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The Race

I once was a PE teacher for a small Christian school in Colorado.  With that position came a stream of coaching assignments.  I loved the job and coaching.  Until I was wrangled into coaching track. I knew nothing about track! The team was co-ed with a high hormonal teen boy and girl combination.  I learned a lot that season… Continue reading The Race

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The Writers’ Playroom: Meet the Play Group

Once upon a time, there lived a little band of word lovers. They met almost monthly in an old fire station community room, where a tiny diffuser spewed fragrance from frankincense and orange essential oils in a valiant attempt to chase away the musty odor.  Sometimes the noise of firefighters training in the adjoining room… Continue reading The Writers’ Playroom: Meet the Play Group