I love the modern invention of keyless entry on my little red Prius. Some of us are old enough to remember a time when you had to actually put a key in your hand, stick it into the lock on your car door, turn it to unlock the door, push another button to let in… Continue reading Unobtrusive Power
We put up the decorations on the outside, we snap a picture for Facebook or Instagram, we dry our tears and ‘make-up’ our faces, while too often hiding pain and turmoil that we have no clue how to deal with.
I stepped out of my comfort zone this month to lead a class at our local arts center on Building Your Creative Writing Muscle. I compared writing to training for a marathon — both require putting in miles, changing our lifestyles, having a plan, and celebrating our successes. The class has been fun, with a… Continue reading The amplified life
A few weeks ago I enjoyed an end of summer trip driving through North Carolina from the mountains to the coast, visiting family and attending the wedding of the daughter of special friends I have had since high school days. My little red Prius and I covered over a thousand miles! I finished out the… Continue reading Riding the Waves
Almost two months have gone by since I returned from the Study & Serve trip to the Amazon with Justice & Mercy International. In my last post, I shared about leaving behind many of the things in my suitcase as our group left the Splendor for our return trip to the States. Many of those… Continue reading What else I left behind in the Amazon