The tension was on. Results were critical. The decorated shoebox was in place, corner-squared on my desktop. Its slotted lid was a gaping mouth- begging, begging for food. I was in the sixth grade, Valentine’s Day, 1968. I’d separated six sheets of Valentines, carefully scoring each punctured piece to pull out the cards: an elephant … Continue reading The Love Note
I’m going to get serious about my sloppy love life today. I’m talking about loving when life gets tough. Here’s my Serious Sloppy Love List. What is love? —Love is digging deep when you’ve been hit hard. I usually walk fast. My husband meanders. I hit the hospital pavement at a clip and was through … Continue reading My Serious Sloppy Love List
Give me a break. Yech! The pressure is on. Valentine’s Day is coming. The reason I know is I listened to “Love Boat - The Valentine Special”. This cutie love drove me crazy. -Good thing I had dishes to wash. I wiped the counter watching a Hallmark “Month of Love” movie. Burning questions overtook me … Continue reading My Sloppy Love Life
How in the world did I become a NUN? It's been ten years. I haven't danced a dance, tapped a toe, or sung a show tune for quite some time. (Unless you count those times in the basement when my kids weren't looking.) I decided to audition for Sister Act. My heart racing, I belted … Continue reading Fun Friday: My life as a nun
Grab your Bible and look these up! Here are five things YOU need to know about yourself. Contact me and I’ll send you a copy of this list! 1.___You matter to God (Psalm 139) 2.___You are enough. (1Peter2:9) 3.___You are never alone (Matthew 28:20) 4.___You are able. (Philippians 4:13) 5.___You are loved (Jeremiah 31:3)
Dearest Father in Heaven, Thank you for giving us hope and a future. Help those who struggle with grief and brokeness. Help those who are first responders: police, firemen, soldiers and others who step into danger daily. Help us understand the direction you want us to go....forgive our thoughtlessness and confusion. Heal our land, my … Continue reading September 11 Remembered
Want to help your child do well in school? Love your husband or your wife. Statistics show children in homes whose parents have happy marriages do better in school. The Type A Lady reminds you love is a choice. Feelings follow actions. If you choose to love over and over....feelings will follow. C'mon...Choose to love!