I’ll Not Celebrate

It's not a date to celebrate.Yet I can't ignore it.It's not the official Date of Death. That's tomorrow.That's what happens when an accident is late at nightand in the middle of nowhere. They were declared early the next morning. Today they got in the car.Rode down the country lane.Laughing and probably singing.Six friends crowded into…

Serenity

All these people talking about saber rattling and nuke war. And I'm over here just breathing in and out and putting one foot in front of the other right now. It's work to get up and get dressed some days. Living one day at a time. Continuing to make progress knowing perfection is out of…

Romance Novels

I posted books I have read the past few months. In that post I said I don't like horror or romance novels. A friend asked why I don't like romance novels. For me, they lead to sin. Reading a romance novel can cause me to become unhappy with my own marriage. True romance novels filled…

Books I Read this Spring and Summer

As I've written before, I love to read! Bible studies, fiction, nonfiction, biographies, young adult readers, hard books, easy books, and just about anything except romance novels and horror. And I've been doing lots of reading since spring.  My reading goal is 52 books this year. I've read 39 so far. Most of what I've…

My Life 

From one year ago. Still true. “It took choosing to get up in the morning and get dressed. It took going outside, to the grocery store, and the dry cleaners. It took going to the dentist and calling repair men to fix stuff around me house. It took balancing my checkbook and celebrating the birth…

I Want to Be Famous…

I once asked seventeen-year-old Andrew what he wanted to do after school. What career did he plan to pursue? He was trying to decide which college to attend and what to major in. He ended up at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas, where he majored in dance and accounting. He loved that school.…

Wilberforce, Again

I continue to read this book by William Wilberforce, a few pages at a time. Then I stop to think. For a long time about what I’ve read. He keeps getting all up in my business. Maybe I should stop reading this book. Hers what I’m thinking about today. We just talked about some if…