I Have A Dream

We understand the equality that MLK was talking about, but what I think gets missed is what he was really saying here. No…the color of your skin should not matter (or your clothes, income level, gender identity, religious belief, sexual orientation, etc.) BUT…what does matter is CHARACTER. Let me say that again…CHARACTER. Allow me toContinue reading “I Have A Dream”

Kaleidoscope View

Anybody remember these? As a child I used to love kaleidoscopes. There was something so soothing…so mesmerizing…to watch these pieces of color separate and come back together again forming different designs… Kaleidoscopes. Wiki has this to say “A kaleidoscope (/kəˈlaɪdəskoʊp/) is an optical instrument with two or more reflecting surfaces tilted to each other in an angle, so that oneContinue reading “Kaleidoscope View”

Don’t Forget To Be Grateful

This picture was taken by my friend, David Sell in November 2009. We were on a mission trip to Ghana Africa. I have shared this photo often and there is always a comment or two about the intensity of the discussion. Today, I would like to share that with you. The children were gathered aroundContinue reading “Don’t Forget To Be Grateful”

Feeling a Life Worth Living

You are where you are for such a time as this. Not to gain anything, but to risk everything. – Ann Voskamp, The Broken Way Those words soaked into my soul as I read them this morning. They linger still as I write this. For those familiar with Scripture it rings of the story ofContinue reading “Feeling a Life Worth Living”

Purple People Pleaser

It was a one-eyed, one-horned, flyin’ purple people pleaser…wait…you mean that isn’t how Sheb Wooley‘s song goes? Here I was hoping that my people pleasing ways were unique and different. Guess not. How about you? Are you a “people pleaser”? Let’s find out. Do you pretend to agree with everyone? Do you feel responsible forContinue reading “Purple People Pleaser”

Falling Leaves

Down, down, yellow and brown…the leaves are falling all over the ground… As I watch the leaves begin to change and tumble to the ground, those words run around inside my mind and I am suddenly filled with a warm excitement of starting something new. My mind races back 48 years to a skinny littleContinue reading “Falling Leaves”


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