Deadlines

How do you feel about deadlines?  I found myself in a place the other day that I would rather not be. I was putting time limits on God.  I was telling Him that in my perfect world (remember If I Ran The Zoo?) things would be so perfect if only this and so happened by such a date and time. Well guess what?  God gently reminded me that HE is in charge, not me.   The things that "I" was trying to orchestrate are totally out of my control so why was I trying?  Why was I putting undue stress … [Read more...]

Stages

Before Stout Strong Sturdy Broad Proud Clean Smooth During Stained Weak Rough Falling Dull Ugly Mean After Empty Lovely Meaningful Life Symbol of love     … [Read more...]

Blessings in the Ordinary

Today when I went out into the garage to get ready to do a bit of snow shoveling I tried to put my gloves onto my feet.  Oh I already had socks on and what I really was supposed to do was put my feet into my awaiting boots but something clicked in my brain, or rather, clicked off in my brain and I reached for the gloves I was carrying out and before I knew it I was bending down to put them on my feet.  One might start to wonder about me.  I know I am. But as usual, it got me to thinking. … [Read more...]