The hideous creature skittered back and forth in rapid fashion across the lens of the camera. As the ferocious critter extended its hairy legs to gather and spin, I was convinced this was a gargantuan Wolf Spider, determined to find an entrance from the back corner of our block house into our master bedroom. My
“Keep your eyes on what’s in front of you, not on what’s behind you!”, I’d scream. Ahhhhh, famous last words spoken with firm guidance from the archives of driver education mantras. I well remember uttering this phrase (repeatedly) to my kids as they began learning how to operate a motor vehicle. Of course, we all
We’re all painfully aware of the tremendous loss suffered in 2020 by the closure of numerous businesses since the start of the coronavirus disease. While schools, stores, restaurants, offices, and gyms have been temporarily or permanently closed, we’ve all gained firsthand experience, at some point, of having aspects of our normal routine completely shut down.
We don’t often think of ourselves as “needy and greedy, though sometimes we’re more similar to that of a beggar than we’d like to admit. During this season of Thanksgiving, perhaps instead of focusing on everything we want in life, we should instead appreciate everything we already have.
Thanks for stopping by! I’m an author, singer, child of God and chocolate chip cookie connoisseur. Welcome to my collection of short stories, devotions and random thoughts swirling around in my head. Hoping you’ll be refreshed as you take a few moments to read a little something here or there. Come, sit for a spell . . . I’ll put the coffee on.
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