What makes you smile like nothing else can?

National Smile Day is October 7th. At Music Sparks I am sharing a post of smile songs. Which begs the question: “What makes you smile like nothing else can? Here’s my top 10 list: A walk on the beach at sunset on a beautiful summer evening with my husband and...

Still Wading Through the Junk

Awhile back I posted on my plans to dejunk and reorganizing. I am still working on this project. But progress is happening.  The biggest change so far is cleaning my desk off each day.  Even if that means setting the papers on top aside into a to-do file, I find it...

In the Mirror

My church has started a new ministry called Crosswalk. It is creative, fun, and challenging. We are currently spending four weeks on the topic “How do I see myself?” Last night we dealt with “how we see ourselves through our own eyes, through the eyes of others &...

September Thoughts

What things run through your mind when you hear September? Football? Cooler weather? Sweaters? Apple cider? Bonfires? Living in the northern hemisphere, colored leaves becoming an increasingly familiar site. Seeing their bold color in the trees. Watching a leaf fall...

Football Fields Are For Marching Bands (Too)

Football season is here. The fans are starting to wager on the winners and losers. The players are strapping on their pads. The fields are freshly lined. The rock music is being prepared to blast through the speakers. Suddenly the music is silenced and the crowd in...

In the Twinkling of an Eye

Three life events have impacted my life this week and brought a portion  of 1 Corinthians Chapter 15 to my mind: Listen, I will tell you a mystery! We will not all die, but we will all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the...