“Thar’ she blows,” a friend quipped of his late wife. A sweet soul and my dear friend, she apparently hid a temper under her skin, not easily aroused but impressive to its recipients. He spoke of it with a twinkle in his eye, love in his laugh, and loss deep in his heart. Her spunky […]Continue Reading
Month: February 2022
Enviable Comparable Endings
Asaph, King David’s talented musician had issues. He agonized over life’s inequality and unfairness and fell prey to a common problem. “For I was envious of the boastful, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.” Ps. 73:3 (NKJV). Comparison. Everything from likes to houses, families to stuff, comparison invades my life. Maybe that’s why […]Continue Reading
We Found the Wild Life
“Is there wildlife?” she asked over the phone. After moving from the midwest where deer and antelope play and seldom is heard a discouraging word, I paused just a moment to consider. Well, there is my husband, I thought. “Deer,” I replied. We are supposedly retired here in the east. Wildlife no more. But, my […]Continue Reading
Where’s The Free Lunch?
“TANSTAAFL,” the text read. That crazy duck quack my husband has on his phone announcing incoming texts sometimes drives me crazy. At almost 1:00 a.m., it’s enough for a heart attack. “What is it?” I ask, a breathless panic sounded in my voice. The phone is already in his hand. He is sitting on the […]Continue Reading