I’ve lived for a long time. So have you. Christmas hasn’t always been jolly, has it? But it started that way. I mean, who plans to get pregnant without a father and explains it with an impossible story? Who suddenly finds out that his betrothed is pregnant by someone else AND his reputation is on
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Do you ever pray without thinking about what you are saying? Recently, as I was praying the Lord’s Prayer, I was caught up short. Right after, “Thy kingdom come, thy will be done,” the Lord interrupted me with, “Why don’t you want my will done?” What??? Of COURSE, I want God’s will done in my
Autumn, my favorite time of year, but this year it signals more than ever the changing seasons in my own life. It seems but a few months ago that I celebrated the holidays. Now they’re almost here again… …already? What? Where did the time go? What did I do with that time? I wonder how
This week, after a full day, I meandered into Trader Joes to pick up some of their autumn specialty items. You know, the Pumpkin Kringle that I freeze for our fall, family gatherings and the Pumpkin Ravioli that ALWAYS disappears before I can stock up on it. After choosing a selection of yummy foods that
Summer means Camp Grandma at our house. Our chosen theme for this year’s camp was Camp Grandma Zombie Apocalypse. It proved to be more prophetic than I could have imagined. Planning for Camp Grandma and accepting extra help this year paid off. I’ve always appreciated my teenage grandchildren being “counselors” at camp. But this year
Years ago, I stumbled upon the key ingredient to influencing others. Amazingly, this key easily translated from my job of speaking and writing to relating advice to those I love. It’s even more valuable to me as I’ve grown older and want to influence my grown kids and grandchildren in God’s ways. Early in our
Last Sunday our pastor, Andy Rock, got my attention by his comment of how much we expect retirement to be a life free of responsibility—just one long vacation—nothing to do but rest and relax. It’s true, I thought, dreaming of a 365-day cruise free of cleaning, cooking, and bill paying — a life of someone
It’s an old habit, but a good one. When I wake up early in the morning, I keep my eyes closed and check the weather in my soul. One morning recently my soul was foggy and gray. So I put on my soul-scientist robe and analyzed the foggy, gray cloud-cover hanging over me. It turns
Are you in danger of fossilization? Harboring negative aging attitudes that hold you back from healthy change? I’m on the planning committee for our 50th high school reunion, and guess what! Everyone posting on our reunion Facebook group looks OLD. I still remember all my classmates as their 18-year-old-selves, except for Tom and me, of
No matter how old you get, life can be overwhelming, confusing, crowded, and you will feel stuck at times. Sometimes it may only be one area of your life that feels stuck, but that’s enough to keep you from moving forward into what you want to be and do. Once I retired, I thought my
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