All three of my sisters will celebrate their birthday this month. Being the first-born in our family, naturally I am older and hopefully in some small ways wiser.
When I was in college one of my required courses, which I did not particularly enjoy, was modern drama. Perhaps because I did not enjoy the course, I remember very little about it.
The other morning I was looking at the corner of my desk, and realized it is covered with blessings.
The other morning as I was driving in towards town the sun and clouds were playing tag, and lingering snow showers threatened to re-cover the sidewalk I had swept before leaving home.
As quickly as they came, the holidays we love so much are gone for another year. Now we can settle down for that long winter’s nap — sort of — until spring arrives in 72 days.
The days are passing quickly and soon we will be celebrating Christmas, the birth of our Lord and Savior. But as we draw close to Christmas morning, how will we see others preparing for that gift, and more importantly, how will others see us preparing for Christmas?
In less than a week, we should be all sitting down with our families to give thanks for everything we have. In a month, we will be celebrating the joys of the Christmas Holidays and preparing for the new year! While these are all great milestones to enjoy with your family and friends, we all…
We have become a society of greed. Not only do we think we deserve to have everything we want, we want it right now.
The other day I saw a picture on the wall at the doctor’s office that reminds us that “life is not measured by the breaths that you take, but by the moments that take your breath away.”
During the past few weeks, as people have been praying for rain to water the gardens and fill the wells, I noticed that our flower bed has had no shortage of weeds. The flowers have been droopy and wilting, but the weeds seem to be thriving.