Perfect & Unashamed

In my lifetime the standard of beauty has varied widely. From stick thin Kate Moss to big booty Kim Kardashein. I want to know, has anyone ever stopped to wonder what Eve looked like? I think it is significant that in the Bible there is no account of her looks. Adam was given a woman … More Perfect & Unashamed

Broken Toys

I’ve spent significant amounts of time in my life feeling like a broken toy that was left behind, considered good only for the refuse heap.  We all have glitches…broken places… some that may persist throughout our lives.  There are times when I simply collapse into a pool of tears because from my point of view, … More Broken Toys

Memories Matter

I am big on “making memories.”   I love to do things or make things that create a memory for someone I know and love.  I make “no bakes” for my boys and their families. That’s our thing. When I’m dead and gone they’ll remember my “no bakes.”  I love family meals. And right now … More Memories Matter


I recently took a trip to visit family at Lake Caroline in Virginia.  One night, we decided to sit out on the balcony and star gaze while we talked.  When we first went out, we could see about ten stars, but after we turned out all the lights and gave our eyes time to adjust, … More Small

Work Like a Cat

Becoming overwhelmed is easy for me to do, even with to-do lists with precisely written in  orderly steps that segue smoothly from one task or project to another.  Fear tends to grip my  mind, stealing in without awareness or permission until it smacks me in the face full on.  Elaborate scenarios of helpless hopelessness fill … More Work Like a Cat