I love to cook—when I'm in the mood, that is. However, since my kids have all moved out, I find myself less and less in the mood. My poor husband misses those good old days. Sorry, Scott. But recently I got a hankering for some homemade tacos and salsa. I'm from Southern California, after all.… Continue reading Are You Cutting with a Dull Knife?
Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up! Tumbles and stumbles. My worst moments in life. Like the time the short-cut down the embankment proved the wrong way—for me anyway. Flailing legs and arms on display for the whole world. Well, at least the people close by. And the times life knocked me off my… Continue reading Pull Yourself Up by Your Boot Straps Myth
My daughter, Charity phoned and asked if I wanted to meet her for coffee. Um, first let me just say, you don't need to ask me twice if I want to meet for coffee. And secondly, as a mom of adult kids, I jump at the chance to visit when they call. Sadly, when I… Continue reading Pay Attention to How You Hear
Recently a friend called to share she was going through a rough time. I listened to the many difficult things going on, feeling her pain. At one point she asked my opinion, but before I had a chance to answer, our call ended abruptly. Ugh, the dreaded dropped cell phone call! I waited a while,… Continue reading Are You Giving God a Turn to Speak?