Circumcision, according to dear Webster, is the cutting off of the foreskin of males that is practiced as a religious rite by Jews and Muslims and by others as a social custom or for potential health benefits (such as improved hygiene). Weird topic, right? This was the topic of my pastor's sermon this morning. He was … Continue reading Circumcision
I have been a Christian for most of my life. Growing up attending church, praying as a family, making a serious commitment while in college and I served churches for over 15 years. Time has been invested in being a Christian. During all of that time, these nagging doubts would enter my head. Always formed … Continue reading Time to poop or get off the toilet
Concrete. Filling all the crevices of the brain. Especially the creative. Will this be a jackhammer?
We love you, our dear Fairbank. Even when you cause our cars to crank. But when that sun is high, And we feast on Alaskan blueberry pie, Life is at it's best, and for this, we thank.
These are my daughter's sunflowers. I want you to pay attention to the flower on the tippy top. If you zoom in closer, only half of the flower has come into bloom. I have never liked the saying, bloom where you are planted. This saying just seems too bright and sunny for the reality of life. Please don't … Continue reading Half Bloom
The Land of Hippos and Mermaids was ruled by brothers, Klevick and Caabrel. Klevick was really smart and quite the tricky one. Caabrel was strong and stubborn. Together, they did a good job ruling the Land of Hippos and Mermaids. One day, Caabrel was walking through the forest in their land. He heard the strangest … Continue reading For Kyle and Caleb
Google defines adventure as 'an unusual and exciting, typically hazardous, experience or activity.' Funny, I never thought about an adventure being 'typical hazardous.' Unusual? Yes. Exciting? Yes. Hazardous... ummm no. I am wondering if I have ever been on an adventure according to Google. Some of the things I've done in my life that I … Continue reading Adventure
'He has called me by my name He will not leave me nor forsake me' It blows my mind that God knows my name, my thoughts, and even knowing that, God loves me. I often get stuck at the beginning, forgetting that God knows my name. I get stuck thinking that all there is, is … Continue reading World Manager
Do you think this frog feels safe? I've zoomed in as far as I can, and the frog appears to be dry. The rain is all around it, but the flower is protecting the frog from the wet rain. If you are following my blog, you know that I recently had to say goodbye to … Continue reading Protection
Sometimes nothing inspires me. 😒 Sometimes it's 10:30 pm, I've already taken my melatonin and then I remember I haven't written yet. 😱 There is no way that happened to me tonight. 😉 I'm coming to enjoy the peace of sitting in the dark, with my little phone typing away. It's a continual surprise what … Continue reading Ready. Set. Emoticon.