Enjoy the Journey – part 5

As I get older humor is even more important as I seem to do more crazy things.  Luckily, I have a smart car that won’t let me lock my keys inside and has a GPS to keep me from getting lost!  One day the car may lock me out, “I’m not letting you back in until you wise...

Enjoy the Journey – part 4

As a teen, I considered studying to be a minister.  I thought that was the way to share my faith and help others.  It is one way.  A powerful way.  It is not the only way.  I chose to get married at 19 instead. It can be a challenge to bear fruit at work or with a...

Enjoy the Journey – part 3

Years ago when my son was very sick.  It was sudden and scary.  I called it a wilderness journey from the beginning because I knew we could not avoid it.  It was unknown territory.  The length of the journey was uncertain, but we knew it would end. We could not take a...

Enjoy the Journey – part 2

“I expect to pass through this world but once.  Any good I can do, or any kindness that I can show, let me do now, for I shall not pass this way again.” A plaque with this quote was in our home for years.  It speaks to the journey of life.  I have lived in many places...

You are Stronger than You Think

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate; our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.  We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous?  Actually, who are you...

How to keep a Journal for your Grandchild

Do you journal? Did you have a diary as a child? I do and I did. My parents each had diaries when they were young. It was so great reading about their day to day life after they passed. There was nothing startling, just average stuff, but that made it so nice. One of...