I Speak German!

Often when I’m being overshadowed by a friend’s talent, I jokingly chime in, “I speak German,” which in South Carolina is about as useful as being able to burp the alphabet. However, one night my friend┬áKaren drove our daughters and me┬áto a...

What if Jesus Was Shy? Shyness Costs!

I wonder how much shyness has cost me over the years? I wonder how much it’s cost me just in free stuff? I think about this when I travel with my best friend Karen. She can’t spell shyness, much less does she suffer from it. Wherever we go she speaks with...

The Angel in the Devil

In the most powerful fiction novels, the heroes aren’t perfect. There’s a bit of the devil in them. Likewise, there’s a bit of angel in the villains. Don’t get me wrong, there’s no angel in Satan whatsoever. I’m not talking about...

Awe and Wonder Abound

June 9, 2013 Some of my favorite things: Lush gardens, my children, coffee, art, Europe, travel, birds, and talking with God. All of these are happening right now. I’m sitting in an English cottage garden surrounded by the lingering fragrance of wisteria and...

I Didn’t Even Make it Out of Security

Before I even made it out of security, I was in trouble. “M’am, we need to check your bag. The screening machine cannot identify an object in your bag. Do you have anything which could be dangerous?” I desperately searched my jumbled memory to see if...

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