No. Not Star Wars time. (I see you out there.) Star Words is a concept I first learned about from Marci Glass, one of the RevGalBlogPals. She credits Reformed Worship for the seed idea. The concept is simple: One selects (or is given) a word for the purpose of reflection and meditation for the New Year. It … More It’s Star Words time!
I cleaned my stove tonight. I cleaned it because I clean it once a week. Yep. Every Wednesday night, it’s stove-cleaning time. Isn’t it beautiful? I love me a bright, shiny stove! Um… well… Now, if you know me at all, you’re laughing, because I tend to clean when I can see a difference between … More Working hands, busy mind
The Spirit blows where She wills. I will hope and pray and keep listening.
For the first time in 21 years, neither one of our daughters are going back-to-school. Both are college graduates. Both are making inroads on the job market. Both are strong, lively, caring young women. But there’s no “Back-to-School” this year. It’s now “Back-to-Something-Else”! From their public school days, I don’t miss the homework assignments … More Back-to-Something-Else
It’s Saturday. I have laundry to do, correspondence to send out, books to read and a sermon to write. I also have a head-pounding allergy headache. And what I really want to do is nap. Or garden. Mostly I’m just wondering how I’m going to fit everything in my day into my day. Wondering where I’ll … More Wondering Woman
At first glance the snow is piling up on branches and cars. It’s not much just enough to frost the world in loveliness. I watch as fat flakes fall and the sky brightens. Time to start my day, driving, charting, seeing patients, offering prayers, listening, and waiting. But first… I take a breath as … More Take a breath
This blog started with a title that (occasionally) makes people wonder. “Are you a composer?” They ask. Uh… No. I was fascinated by the story of Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony when I took music history in my undergraduate studies. He wrote the first two movements and sketched out a possible third one. Though he lived … More Unfinished: A perpetual state of being