Monday Morning Musings

My thoughts this morning. I just spent three days surrounded by 400 women who all profess Christ. Not once did I hear anyone say anything ugly about liberals, gays, or nonChristians. Not once. And I spent a bunch of time listening to conversations around me. As I scroll through my news feed for the first…

Not All Who Wander Need Memory Care

A man named John lives at the Assisted Living where my mom lives. He has dementia. I’d been told he is moving soon to a smaller group home. The AL says John has started to “wander” a bit, and they were saying he has to go to memory care. I’m not sure that what he’s doing is wandering, neither is his family.

Yesterday John was on the sidewalk again. Here is how I helped to gently coax him back inside.

Older women teach younger women. It's a command. Are you willing?

An Older Woman

We are told in the Bible that older women are to teach younger women. Are you willing to be such an older woman? Do you have an older woman in your life to speak the truth in love to you? I didn’t have such a woman in my life when my kids were little. I wish I had.

Grand Forks, North Dakota

This weekend I am in Grand Forks, North Dakota at Grand Forks Air Force Base. My friend Casey invited me to a women’s conference here. Along with the women of the Prairie Rose Chapel, I will be studying Living a Life of True Worship tonight and tomorrow. This 40-Minute Study is written by my friends…

Friendship. Jesus. Coffee. Poetry

Can We Still Be Friends?

I don’t drink coffee. But I love Jesus. Can we still be friends? I attended an Episcopal day school. But I went to a Catholic high school. Can we still be friends? I was baptized in a Church of Christ. But I’ve attended Baptist & Presbyterian Churches and Assemblies of God. Can we still be…