Perfect People and the Price of Happiness

Click-click, the door opens and closes. Shuffle, shuffle, shuffle, I hear feet getting closer. Huff…huff is the sound of labored breathing from extreme humidity in the air. Shuffle, shuffle, shuffle, click-click and the door opens and closes. Those are the sounds of someone coming into the offices from production, down the hallway, retrieving whatever was needed, and then returning to...

But…what’s the Motive?

Click, click, click, click, I can hear keyboard clicking in the background, then, "Can I borrow your fly swatter?" "Sure, but it has wasp guts on it." "Ok, I won't lick it then." "Well, unless you chocolate cover it first..." This is me on lunch break at work, finishing up my thought process from hanging with Dad this morning. It was a good talk with tears, laughter, memories, reflections and...

Be Still aka…Be Still?

 Psalm 46:10a, “Be still, and know that I am God." “You see my past and you don’t look away...what kind of love is this? Your arms open wide and you welcome me in. Mercy forgives what I cannot erase...what kind of love is this? You see something inside of me You...call...beautiful...” This is the melody that is emanating from my phone as I focus on preparing my heart to spend time...

Aaaaand Lift!

Galatians 6:2 says, “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” This verse came up in my “Wisdom Hunters” daily devotional and it was right on the money. Yesterday Eric’s grandma passed away and we had a discussion about that very topic. After the phone call from his mom, Eric’s respond was, ”What can I do?” This was a wonderful question. In the past...