When Your Shoes Do Not Fit Me.

We say “if you could only walk a mile in another’s shoes” but frankly – most likely those shoes will not fit. Right? I am a sucker for metaphors, symbolism, idioms, even a hyperbole or two. No question. As a mother, I find this phrase to be a...

Chasing Sunsets

I know I am preaching to the choir, here, but sunsets. Oh my goodness. I love them. Always have. My favorite type of sunsets are the ones here on the West Coast that settle down over the Pacific. I have hundreds of captures. I am sharing some of my favorites here with...

10th Anniversary

I cannot believe it. Honestly. On Saturday, June 20th, we completely missed the 10th Anniversary of Bella’s Kidney Transplant. Missed it. Woosh. Is that a good thing? I guess it is in the sense that life has moved on. And we are living it. And Bella is doing...

To My Husband.

We met across the ocean. Under the shadow of a beautiful Bohemian cathedral, cobblestone streets, medieval architecture, and the best beer in the world – we fell in love. And it was the controversial type of love, as I was his teacher and he was a student in my...

Moving Back a Row

My daughter graduated from Kindergarten today. For the end of the year program, each class takes turns standing up on the stage and performing their recitations. My daughter’s class had a song, a poem, and a Bible verse to recite. My daughter HATES recitation....

Please Come Back For Me.

Last weekend, I got to fulfill something on my bucket list by attending International Justice Mission’s Global Prayer Gathering (GPG) in Washington, D.C. I was there at the invitation of a non-profit for which I do some contract work. The GPG is an international...

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