Help a Stranger 

It’s not hard to help strangers.  Earlier today I was in Target with our son Adam. A 15 month old was throwing a fit as his parents tried various shoes on him. We’d heard him yelling for a while.  As we walked past the shoe aisle, I smiled at him and said, “Hi, buddy!” He…

Today’s Tractor Talk 

A while back I went LIVE on Facebook while driving down the Hwy. don’t worry, it’s not a busy Hwy. Rural north Texas.  It’s become a fun thing. Here Today’s Tractor Talk. (2 minutes) I was thinking while mowing this morning. Why is it so hard for us women to share wonderful things about ourselves?…

Memorial Day

I have not personally known anyone who gave his or her life while serving in the military. But too many of my friends and my son grieve those they stood beside in school, boot camp, training, and battle and who paid the ultimate price for this country.  I have friends whose sons or grandsons died…

Friday. Ramblings. 

Friday. Ramblings.  How y’all doing? I’m wanting cookies but don’t want to have to see people. Or put on real clothes. I’m thinking I’ll use the Walmart pickup service and buy $30 worth of chocolate chips for baking and Oreo cookies. (That’s the minimum.) And maybe some ice cream.  I can do that in my…

What are we to do?

Over a 48-hour period, since returning from a women’s conference, I have spent time in my home with friends who live “alternative lifestyles”, had interesting and educational discussions with a few “women of color”, and discussed the Bible with women from seven different churches. Are you spending time with only women who look like you, live…

Pray for Leaders

The past couple of days have reminded me that we must pray for those in leadership! Not just of our favorite support group but also of our local churches and those Christian leaders who stand on a national or world stage.   Support group leaders, pastors and their wives, small group leaders, national figures who…

Dreading the holidays?

I wrote the following in a grief group. I’m sharing it here because I know many of you are facing health issues, financial issues, family issues and other types of issues. Many of you dread the holidays.  May I add a different view? Our son’s birthday is Christmas Eve. He died along with four friends…