There's a reason I don't normally sit on the back row at church. Unlike the popular expression, I'm more of a front-to-middle row Baptist.
I'm too distracted from the back. There's so much activity in a church service - and not just from the pulpit! Being a people watcher by nature, this does not help me pay attention to the message.
Sunday, I was saved by the fact that I attended both worship services. We left for Sunday school but after about two minutes I could tell from my husband's face he would not survive four hours. He's such a trooper a...more
The other morning, as I was dropping my son off at school, the roar of a truck behind me caused me to check my mirrors. Pulling alongside us was a Prairie Farms milk truck. Instantly, a big smile came on my face, followed by a big, "Awwwww." Noah is looking at me by this point like I'm crazy, wondering why in the world I would have a reaction like that to a milk truck....more
Have you ever smiled at a stranger and wondered what impact it might have? Waved at someone you didn't know, just because, or hoping to brighten their day? Myself I'm more of a smiler than a waver, unless it is in response. I'll wave back but I don't know that I've ever waved first to a stranger. And then, maybe I have but never thought much about it.I shared a brief encounter with a sweet elderly man today on my drive for work. It was such a chance m...more
Last summer I wrote about my Grandma's couch and shared memories of it growing up. As I mentioned in that post, she's had this couch for at least 30 years. Though it has worn a little, to me it looks the same. In my mind, not much at all has changed about that house since my childhood. I learned today though big changes are a coming. (You may want to sit for this next sentence)......more
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