Allow me to introduce you to the amazing, never before seen Curious George mini-pumpkin! (Courtesy of my two-year-old son…) Here’s one side of my Batman pumpkin… sadly, this bat almost flew away (had to hold it down with toothpicks…) And here’s the other side of my Batman pumpkin. The kids weren’t too impressed, but […]Read more "Wordless Wednesday – Pumpkin Carving Fun!"
“But those who trust in the LORD will renew their strength; they will soar on wings like eagles.” Isaiah 40:31Read more "Wordless Wednesday – Soaring Heart"
This past Tuesday it was time for me to get my annual flu shot. I absolutely abhor needles of any kind, but I walked out of the medical clinic with a smile on my face. Why? Because even though someone had just plunged a half-inch of steel into my throbbing arm, I ended up […]Read more "Confessions of a Lifelong Spidey Fan"
Flowering cactus, Spicy New Mexico sun, Stucco childhood home. Though I was born in Texas, my dad served as a pastor in New Mexico for about five years. It was here, in a tiny little desert town only thirty minutes from the Mexican border, that I did much of my growing up. The home itself […]Read more "Haiku – “Childhood Home”"
Cherished Meal Whipped mashed potatoes Piled high on my plate Swimming in butter To help celebrate Fresh garden okra Fried golden and crisp Piping hot manicotti Blowing warm steam in wisps Hand-kneaded rolls Baked honey brown And vanilla cream soda To wash it all down But the night’s grand finale For my […]Read more "Cherished Meal"
Jammin’ to children’s tunes isn’t typically one of my favorite past-times, but there are some children’s songs that contain such deep meaning and such rich truth, that we ought to grasp onto them for dear life while we’re young and hold onto them for the rest of our days. One of these songs is […]Read more "J: Jesus Loves Me – The Simple Truth that Changes Everything"