Self Revelation…

During this time of quarantine when we have all the time we thought we never had, how much are we actually accomplishing? I know I am one who says, if we weren’t so busy I would….  and then fill in the blanks.  Some of those blanks are, I would really get a good start onContinue reading “Self Revelation…”

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We have the same name…

I went to kindergarten in the morning.  I had a friend who lived across the street somewhat, it’s an intersection where there are actually a couple of streets merging off of one.  Anyhow, I really liked this girl and her name also was Kathy.   I remember one day another girl came to play with myContinue reading “We have the same name…”

A Warm Piece of Toast…

Years ago while in Japan, a dear friend and I had babies within weeks of one another.   Both were little girls.  We would talk daily on the phone and we loved our talks. One day, mid morning ,the phone rang,  I answered in tears.  It was my friend Cindy, the one who had a babyContinue reading “A Warm Piece of Toast…”

Thoughts on Her Birthday…

 He renews my strength. He guides me along right paths, Psalm 23:3a  (New Living Translation) I have had my blog since 2013.  In the five years writing, I have only written about this woman twice on her birthday.  I just checked to make certain. I was eleven when she died. Some years her birthday warrantsContinue reading “Thoughts on Her Birthday…”

Kindred Spirits…

Now when he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.    I Samuel 18:1 NKJV (New King James Version) In life we all have our best friends, our long time friends, our fair weathered friends.  But, if we areContinue reading “Kindred Spirits…”

The Comfort of a Worn Quilt…

Psalm 91:4 New Living Translation (NLT) He will cover you with his feathers. He will shelter you with his wings. His faithful promises are your armor and protection.   This verse in Psalms reminds me of sitting under an old soft quilt.  You know those quilts made up of many squares from different pieces ofContinue reading “The Comfort of a Worn Quilt…”

My Brother…

1 Corinthians 10:24 New Living Translation (NLT) 24 Don’t be concerned for your own good but for the good of others. I never had a brother.  I always wanted one.  Growing up with my sisters was wonderful and I cherish them, but, I saw my cousins who were, or had brothers and I envied them. Continue reading “My Brother…”

Steadfast…

1 Thessalonians 5:11 New Living Translation (NLT) 11 So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing. Marlene has been my friend since the fourth grade.  Over the years our friendship has changed many times and in many ways.  We go months sometimes, without talking, but it does notContinue reading “Steadfast…”