Tag: Thoughts

Words and Hearts: On a Cliff Edge or Plummeting Down the Mountain?

It was nearing the end of the season. A snow storm was coming toward California, and the time was now. Alex Honnold (Free Solo climber and the first person to climb Yosemite’s El Capitan without a safety rope) and Emily Harrington (five-time US Sport-Climbing… Continue Reading “Words and Hearts: On a Cliff Edge or Plummeting Down the Mountain?”

Rejoice! God’s with You!

This season’s looked different for us. From my going down again off and on (mostly on) for a couple weeks, affecting our plans to get together with my side of the family for Thanksgiving; to both of our kids having jobs, now, and seeing… Continue Reading “Rejoice! God’s with You!”

Grumbling: A Heart Issue

It’s usually associated with mumbling under our breath, disgruntled words or sounds, and a sense of visible (and, I’d say, audible) displeasure. I’ve been before the LORD the last couple weeks with this topic (check out the last post for more), and He’s pressing… Continue Reading “Grumbling: A Heart Issue”

A Sensitive Subject–Is “Love” and Reciprocation the Basis for a Healthy Relationship?

A Bucknell University survey of individuals mostly in their early twenties focused “on how men and women react to relationship situations,…both [men and women] felt that a partner whose love wasn’t equal to their own was worse than unequal sexual attraction…Emotional commitment and sex… Continue Reading “A Sensitive Subject–Is “Love” and Reciprocation the Basis for a Healthy Relationship?”

Tethered to the Holy Spirit

Early last school year, we saw a man and woman, running side by side together, attached with a tether. I hadn’t seen anything like it! The only thing I’d seen that was somewhat close was those little backpacks littles wear that tether them to… Continue Reading “Tethered to the Holy Spirit”

Ride out the Rain Delay

I can hear thunder, as I begin to type this. It started about 10 minutes ago, but the rain is just now coming down. My kids are walking to a local park to watch a friend’s baseball game, and we’ve been playing phone tag,… Continue Reading “Ride out the Rain Delay”

Transformed or Conformed?

It’s been said that after a husband and wife have been married for a long time, they start to look like each other. Maybe it’s especially so, if they’re best friends, as it’s also been said that best friends’ faces start to look alike!… Continue Reading “Transformed or Conformed?”