As we enter a new year, I think many are happy to leave last year behind; I know I am. But we still bring ourselves and our struggles into the new year. What will we do to make things different?
Rest has never been one of my defining characteristics – at least not as I understand the word. So, when my doctor advised that I was not getting enough rest during my chemotherapy and officially ordered me to take 3 months off work – you can imagine my reaction. [Read post at Hope-Challenged.com to view picture and video at the end]
A few mornings ago I woke up rather early. As I began my morning routine, I was surprised to find half-dead roaches lying on their backs in my bathroom, living room, and porch. When I went to sweep up one, it turned out to be a bit less than half-dead. I finished it off. Then […]
Looking back, I’ve been amazed at how easy many things have been for me. But I also realize that when something is too easy, it can make me lazy. For example, writing has always come naturally. Does that mean I don’t need to practice my craft and look for ways to improve it? No. Do […]
There is a cliché that time flies when you get older. However, it is indeed true. It is hard to find new words to express universal experiences. We face a crisis, and it passes, and what we thought was of tremendous import fades with the next unforeseen incident. I pray that no matter what happens, […]